After scratching races due to being ill, Katie Ledecky will join the stars and stripes for the 4×200 free relay final.
Without Ledecky, McKeon, or Ruck, the women’s 200 freestyle is wide open. Baker and Masse reunite in the 100 back; the women’s 1500 will have a new champion.
The U.S. leads the medal table in Gwangju through day 3, but the nation holds half the number of medals earned through this same time back in 2017.
Check out the videos for the finals of the men’s 200 freestyle, women’s 1500, men’s 100 backstroke, women’s 100 backstroke, and women’s 100 breaststroke.
Quadarella now owns the No. 1 time in the world this season with Katie Ledecky’s absence Tuesday night in Gwangju, and dropped eight seconds off her PR.
Lilly King and Yuliya Efimova will battle head-to-head in the women’s 100 breaststroke during the third finals session from Gwangju.
Day 2 prelims of the 2019 FINA World Championships features: the women’s and men’s 100 backstroke, women’s 100 breast, men’s 200 free, and women’s 1500.
Nelle Batterie del Day2 Passano Margherita Panziera, Martina Carraro, Arianna Castiglioni, Simone Sabbioni, Filippo Megli e Simona Quadarella
Adam Peaty chases 56 in the 100 breaststroke. Katie Ledecky and Sun Yang try to defend their titles in the 400 free. 4 x 100 freestyle relays up for grabs.
La prima sessione di finali ha visto l’australiana Ariarne Titmus sovrastare Katie Ledecky nei 400 stile libero. Tutti i risultati
Adam Peaty (above) will rev his engines to start the chase-to-56 in the 100 breaststroke prelims on Sunday morning from Gwangju.
This year’s field is missing some key players on the international stage, but you can still get excited for what’s to come.
Team USA is stacked with eleven women under 1:59 this season alone… but what does Australia have in its arsenal? And what to expect from Ariarne Titmus?
Katie Ledecky is the World #1 this season at 8:10.70 — that’s already faster than the time she went to win the last Worlds title in 2017.
The chances of anybody upsetting Ledecky for gold are minute; but, for the first time in a long time, the women’s 400 freestyle looks to be a closer race.