It’s day 4 of the Summer Universiade (also known as the World University Games) in Taipei, and tonight’s finals session schedule is loaded with big events, including the 200 IM led by Japan’s Yui Ohashi.
Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.
Check out the live recap for day 6 prelims in Budapest.
Caeleb Dressel’s 50 free / 100 fly quest will begin at day 6 prelims in Budapest.
L’effet LEDECKY n’est-il pas de désertifier le demi-fond féminin, en raison de l’impossibilité vécue par toutes ces filles de l’emporter ?
Katie Ledecky swam back-to-back freestyle events on Tuesday night in Budapest. After winning the 1500 with the fourth-fastest time in history, she came back and led the field in the first 200 free semi-final. Watch the races here.
Mireia Belmonte scored the silver tonight in the women’s 1500 free, looking better than she ever has before.
Defending 200 free world champ James Guy will be back in the pool in the heats of his best event on day 2.
Katie Ledecky’s quest to go sub-8 minutes in Tokyo begins in Budapest.
Silvia di Pietro (above) is one of three Italian swimmers scratching out of day 1 prelims. Other scratches include Louise Hansson of Sweden, Manuella Lyrio of Brazil, and Matias Koski of Finland.
Boglarka Kapas is the leading candidate for silver in the women’s 1500 behind Katie Ledecky.
A talented field of men’s 200 freestylers stepped up to challenge Gabriele Detti at the 2017 Italian Championships, but the distance ace landed on top of the podium.
Gabrielle Detti and Gregorio Paltrinieri will look to go 1-2 in the men’s 800 free this summer in Budapest.
Nicolo Martinenghi broke his second junior world record in as many days, going 59.46 to win the 100 breast at Italian nationals.
Italy’s Gabriele Detti sets the bar high in Milan.