Russia looks to improve performance at international meets, especially in preparation for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games.
Katinka Hosszu of Hungary is already on her way to Moscow after concluding a successful 2017 FINA World Championships.
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Australia and Russia moved up to double digits to tie China for 2nd with 10 total medals.
Lilly King set a new world record to win the women’s 50 breaststroke title.
Yuliya Efimova’s 1:04.03 breast leg was the fastest in history in the women’s 400 medley relay.
The Russian women crushed the European and Russian national records to win silver in the women’s 400 medley relay.
Baker got the ball rolling on the backstroke split with a personal best 58.54 on the backstroke leg, marking the 5th fastest 100 back ever done by an American.
Camille Lacourt seeks a three-peat in the men’s 50 back in his final swim.
Caeleb Dressel goes for the finals double tonight in the 50 free and 100 fly.
Day 7 finals will feature the showdown between Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel in the men’s 100 fly.
Team USA’s Matt Grevers returns to the pool this morning for the men’s 50 back prelims and will look to set himself up for a shot at another individual medal.
Lilly King and Katie Meili will be back in action on day 7 in the women’s 50 breast.
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).
Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova beats the field by over 2 seconds in the final of the women’s 200m breaststroke in Budapest.