The Russian women crushed the European and Russian national records to win silver in the women’s 400 medley relay.
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.
Mallory Comerford will swim on the U.S. team in the final of the women’s 4×200 free relay.
With wins in all 12 races Katie Ledecky has swam at World Championship events, it was time for someone to challenge her. Federica Pellegrini, the current world record holder, did just that.
Madisyn Cox will contest the women’s 4×200 free relay at day 5 prelims in Budapest.
It took more than three years, but Veronika Popova has finally lowered her own Russian record in the 200 freestyle with a 1:55.08 in semifinals at the 2017 World Championships.
We’re four years in to Katie Ledecky’s reign in this event, a dominance that began with her gold and world record in Barcelona at the 2013 World Championships. Despite it being half a decade with her name all over the headlines, Ledecky continues to find ways to get just a bit faster.
After a strong showing in the 100 free at U.S. Nationals, the American women are now a serious threat to the Australians in the 400 free relay at the upcoming 2017 FINA World Championships.
The Americans are the front-runners, but there is no margin for error in the mixed medley relay.
Sarah Sjostrom did it again in Canet, posting the 3rd fastest 100 free in history.
In the semifinals at the beginning of the session, Morozov blasted a 21.44 to clear the former record of 21.47.
Shortly after hitting a qualifying mark in the 50 back semis, Evgeny Rylov cranked out the fastest 200 back in the world this year, winning with a 1:53.81.
Chimrova led the 100 fly semifinals with a 57.4, lowering her own Russian National Record by over 3 tenths.
On day 2 of the 2017 Russian National Championships, backstroke standout Evgeny Rylov stormed to gold in the 100 back.
Russian Vladimir Morozov clocked a swift 21.05 to take the men’s 50m freestyle in St. Petersburg after claiming silver in the event in Windsor in 21.14.