Wang Shun followed up his 400m IM victory in Tianjin with a 200m IM win on night 6, while Ning Zetao established himself as the top seed in the men’s 50m freestyle heading into tomorrow night’s final.
Sun Yang claimed his 2nd title of the National Games of China, winning the 200 free in 1:45.15. Controversial swimmer Qiu Yuhan is also making her mark in the women’s version of the event.
Li Bingjie raced her way to the top of the podium in the women’s 400m freestyle on day 2 of the National Games of China, clocking a new national record in the process.
Olympic champ Ryan Murphy (USA) will compete for gold against 100 back World Champion Xu Jiayu (CHN) and fellow Olympic backstroke medalist Evgeny Rylov (RUS).
Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova beats the field by over 2 seconds in the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke in Budapest.
The USA’s Chase Kalisz has a chance to win the first individual gold of this meet for the American men in tonight’s 200 IM final.
Nathan Adrian will be going for his first individual world title in the men’s 100 free final.
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Lilly King will be the leg that divides the U.S. from the Australians in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Swimming fans are getting ready to see the big rematch between rivals Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova in the 100 breast at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Ning Zetao will now train under Aussie coach Matt Brown, the former coach of Emily Seebohm.
Ning Zetao has been left off China’s preliminary World Championship roster.
Sun, the 1500 free World Record holder, clocked in at 15:04.15. That’s well off his record time of 14:31.02, but still good enough to win by almost 4 seconds
In the semifinals of the 50 back, Jiayu popped off a 24.42 to set the mark.
Jiayu put up a personal best 1:54.03 to win the 200 back, setting a new Chinese National Record in the process.