Watch Day 3 Finals Race Videos From the 2019 FINA World Championship

2019 FINA WORLD AQUATICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

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.

Surprise victories came from Sun Yang in the men’s 200 freestyle, given that Sun touched the wall 2nd behind Lithuania’s Danas Rapsys, who Rapsys was then disqualified for flinching on the start. Simona Quadarella was clearly the best 1500 freestyler in the pool today, though the absence of Katie Ledecky had a major impact on the outcome of the race. Regardlesss, Quadarella won gold, set a new Italian National Record, and shaved 8 seconds from her best time.

Men’s 200 Freestyle – FINAL & Medal Ceremony (and drama)

MEDALISTS:

Women’s 1500 Freestyle – FINAL

MEDALISTS:

Women’s 100 Backstroke – FINAL

MEDALISTS:

Men’s 100 Backstroke – FINAL

MEDALISTS:

Women’s 100 Breaststroke – FINAL

MEDALISTS:

MEN’S 200 BUTTERFLY – SEMIFINAL

  • World Record: Michael Phelps (United States), 2009, 1:51.51
  • World Junior Record: Kristof Milak (Hungary), 2017, 1:53.89
  • World Championships Record: Michael Phelps (United States), 2009, 1:51.51
  • 2017 Defending World Champion: Chad le Clos (South Africa), 1:53.33

TOP 8 – FINALS QUALIFIERS

  1. Kristof Milak, Hungary, 1:52.96
  2. Zach Harting, United States, 1:55.26
  3. Daiya Seto, Japan, 1:55.33
  4. Leonardo de Deus, Brazil, 1:55.71
  5. Chad le Clos, South Africa, 1:55.88
  6. Federico Burdisso, Italy, 1:55.92
  7. Denys Kesil, Ukraine, 1:55.95
  8. Antani Ivanov, Bulgaria/Tamas Kenderesi, Hungary, 1:56.25 — SWIM-OFF REQUIRED

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Reid Carlson

Reid Carlson originally hails from Clay Center, Kansas, where he began swimming at age six.  At age 14 he began swimming club year-round and later with his high school team, making state all four years.  He was fortunate enough to draw the attention of Kalamazoo College where he went on to …

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