Britain’s Adam Peaty leads the charge in the men’s 50m breaststroke in Dubai.
Current 50m and 100m breaststroke world record holder, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty, will be joining the field in Dubai this weekend.
No swimmer had a better Junior World Championships meet than Turkey’s Viktoria Zeynep Gunes.
In the finals of the women’s 200 breast, Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes obliterated the Junior World Record with a 2:19.64, closing in on Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s World Record of 2:19.11.
With a new personal best time, Canada’s Taylor Ruck topped the prelims of the women’s 200 free in 1:59.34. Her previous best was a 1:59.79 from 2015 U.S. Junior Nationals.
Taylor Ruck comes in with a 1:59.79, but has had some big swims to show she’s faster than she looks on paper. Earlier in the meet, she blazed to a 1:56.71 relay anchor, so look for her to challenge today.
Kyle Chalmers and Tamsin Cook helped bring the Aussie gold medal total to 7 after 4 days of competition at the 2015 FINA World Junior Championships.
Turkish star Viktoria Zeynep Gunes completed a tough double at day 4 finals, winning gold in the 100 breast and 200 IM – her second and thrid golds of the meet so far.
Turkey’s Viktoria Gunes registered a new meet record in the women’s 200m IM. The yet-to-be-ratified WJR of Zhou Min from 2014 is still faster, however.
Minna Atherton, top seed in the women’s 50m backstroke, will be going for the all-distance sweep in the event, having already won gold in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
Canada’s Taylor Ruck broke her own meet record and moved to within a tenth of the junior world record in finals of the 100 free, then helped Canada win gold in the mixed 4×100 free relay.
Australia’s Kyle Chalmers is the top seed in the boys 50 free on day 3.
USA’s Sierra Schmidt claimed gold in the 800m freestyle today, but take a look at the overall medal picture after two days of competition in Singapore.
Grant Shoults exploded for the first gold medal of Junior Worlds, blasting a 3:48.91 in the 400 free.