Tom Shields took the men’s 200m fly win in Hong Kong, but Le Clos will be looking to take back the gold this week in Doha.
Sarah Sjostrom and Mireia Belmonte were tonight’s golden girls in Eindhoven, each having earned a shiny new world record to close out the first cluster of this year’s FINA World Cup Series.
Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga raced his way to the #2 seed in the men’s 200m breaststroke in Eindhoven, clocking a new national record in the process.
Sjostrom fires off a new SCM World Record, while Katinka Hosszu, Mireia Belmonte and Vlad Morozov collect double wins in Eindhoven.
Vlad Morozov cranked out a new short course 100 freestyle Russian national record while competing at the 2nd World Cup stop in Berlin tonight.
Chad Le Clos’ freestyle keeps improving, signaled by a new short course 100 freestyle South African national record.
Sarah Sjostrom is on-fire and simply shows no signs of stopping.
American Tom Shields didn’t race this morning’s heats of the men’s 50m butterfly in Moscow, but he’ll appear in the event tonight due to his being a medalist.
Watch the American men win the 4x100m medley relay in Budapest, as well as insane splits from Adam Peaty of the UK (breast), Vlad Morozov of Russia (free), and Dominik Kozma of Hungary (free).
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).
Caeleb Dressel lowered the American 50 free record down to 21.29.
Sarah Sjostrom will have a double on day 6, starting off with the 100 free final.
Caeleb Dressel’s 50 free / 100 fly quest will begin at day 6 prelims in Budapest.
Les nageurs du relais quatre fois 100 mètres US des mondiaux de Budapest peuvent remercier Caeleb DRESSEL.
After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.