Years ago in Budapest, Mardini and her sister slept in a train station and weren’t staying under favorable conditions. She then promised herself she would return to the city one day, but under different circumstances.
Caeleb Dressel will swim the mixed 400 medley relay tonight in Budapest.
Shedding some tears on the podium, Chinese backstroking champion Xu Jiayu said, “I realized all the pain I suffered to get to this gold medal.”
American Ryan Murphy is just one of the mega stars racing tonight in Budapest.
Watch as Xu Jiayu earns China’s first-ever World Championships medal in the men’s 100m backstroke, ahead of Matt Grevers and Ryan Murphy.
Kylie Masse won the first Canadian gold medal at the FINA World Aquatics Championships since 2007.
Xu Jiayu is now the first Chinese man ever to win a gold medal in the men’s 100 back at long course World Championships.
American Lilly King, the reigning 100m breaststroke Olympic champion, will face rival Yuliya Efimova of Russia in what may be the race of the night.
Several World Record holders will compete in their respective events tonight, including Great Britain’s Adam Peaty in his signature 100 breast.
Follow along with day 2 prelims at the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.
Katinka Hosszu will go for her first gold medal of these championships in the women’s 200 IM.
Defending 200 free world champ James Guy will be back in the pool in the heats of his best event on day 2.
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While Murphy and Larkin are 2 of the big names that come to mind in the gold medal conversation, Russia’s Evgeny Rylov is definitely in the picture as well.
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