We suspect that a whole lot more than 8% of readers will pick Simone Manuel to win the 100 free in Tokyo after yet another gold medal performance on Friday.
China made the decision to scratch Xu Jiayu from the 200 back semis in order to focus on the 800 free relay, but that decision may have cost them a medal.
Résumé de la troisième journée des Championnats du monde 2019 à Gwangju. L’Américaine Lilly King conserve son titre sur 100 m brasse
The 2018 US National Champion Andrew Seliskar will swim as part of the the American prelims 4×200 free relay on Friday morning.
Résumé de la seconde journée des Championnats du monde 2019 à Gwangju. Katinka Hosszu remporte son 4e titre mondial consécutif sur 200 m 4 nages
Scratched into the 200 back semi-finals on less than 90 minutes notice, Markus Thormeyer broke a 10-year-old Canadian Record to qualify for the final.
The 100 back world champion and fifth seed for 200 back semifinals is likely focusing on China’s 4×200 relay Friday.
Australian Cate Campbell has emerged as the fastest 100 freestyler on the women’s side this meet after going multiple sub-52 splits on relays.
Today’s morning session features prelims of the women’s 100 free, women’s and men’s 200 breast, men’s 200 back, women’s 800, and women’s 4 x 200 free relay.
Evgeny Rylov’s 51.97 lead-off propelled Russia to a new National Record in the mixed 400 medley relay. They placed fourth in 3:40.78.
Il Day 4 si chiude per l’Italia con Il Record della staffetta 4×100 misti uomini/donne. Tutti i risultati di tutte le finali e semifinali del pomeriggio
The session includes a 200 fly swim-off, the prelims of the women’s 50 back, men’s 100 free, men’s 200 IM, women’s 200 fly, and the mixed 400 medley relay.
Mallory Comerford will swim the freestyle leg for the United States on the prelims of the mixed 400 medley relay.
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.