That’s the greatest beauty of the King-Efimova Conflict (please don’t call it fingerwag-gate, for the love of god): even with resolution, it doesn’t end, as our friend Dr. Manhattan might blast forward from the Cold War to remind us.
Coming off a big win in the 100 breaststroke on day 2, Great Britain’s Adam Peaty absolutely shattered his own 50 breast world record with 26.10 at day 3 prelims in Budapest.
Watch as Russia’s Yuliya Efimova swims the second-fastest 100m breast in history with a 1:04.36 in the first semi-final on Monday evening in Budapest.
Just off the World Record, Sweden’s Sarah Sjöström broke the Championship Record with her winning 55.53 in the final of the women’s 100 fly in Budapest.
Watch Katinka Hosszu dominate in the final of the women’s 200 IM in front of the enthusiastic crowd of the Danube Arena in Budapest on Monday night.
Hear how Shane Tusup, husband and coach of Katinka Hosszu, describes the scene after the Iron Lady won 200m IM gold.
Watch as Adam Peaty wins the men’s 100 breast final in Budapest, crushing the Championship Record with the second-fastest time in history.
Watch (a selection of) the race videos of the first two days in Budapest, formatted for the UK market.
Watch the races from Day Two at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
Watch the American men win the gold medal in the 4×100 meter freestyle on Sunday night, holding off a very fast-charging Brazilian quartet.
Watch as Caeleb Dressel blasts a 22.76 in the semi-final of the 50m butterfly, knocking .15 off the American record.
Caeleb Dressel. His spot in the limelight might begin at this meet.
Sarah Sjöström set fire to the world record with a 51.71 leading off for Sweden.
It wasn’t her fastest swim ever, but Katie Ledecky was still well ahead of the competition with a 3:58.34 to take the women’s 400 free in Championship record fashion.