7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships 2019
- 50-Meter Course
- Duna Arena, Budapest (Hungary)
- Pool swimming: Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2019
- Heats 9:30am GMT+2 (3:30 am EDT / 12:30 am PDT)/ Semifinals and Finals 5:30pm GMT+2 (11:30am EDT / 8:30am PDT)
- Meet site
- Entries book
- FinaTV Live Stream (subscription required)
- Live results
Thanks to the filming efforts of James Foster, father of Team USA co-captain Carson Foster, we have some race videos from 2019 FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest.
Day Three Prelims
In 50 free heats on Thursday morning, Ukraine’s Vladyslav Bukhov won his heat with 22.29 while USA’s Adam Chaney finished second in 22.84.
David Curtiss of USA won his heat in 22.16, the fastest time of the morning. Jonathan Tan of Singapore was second with 22.46 and Sweden’s Robin Hanson finished third in 22.88.
USA’s quartet of Jake Magahey (50.08), Carson Foster (50.21), Grace Cooper (55.07), and Maxine Parker (55.24) won their heat with the fastest overall qualifying time of 3:30.60.
Day Three Finals
At night, Ukraine’s Bukhov went 22.09 to Chaney’s 22.49 in the first 50 free semi-final.
Curtiss won the second semi-final with the only sub-22 of the night: 21.95. Tan was second again, this time with 22.47.
In the 100 butterfly final, Russia’s Andrei Minakov took home the gold with 51.25 over Italy’s Federico Burdisso (51.83) and Russia’s Egor Pavlov (51.90).
In semi-final 1 of the women’s 100 breast, Evgeniia Chikunova went 1:07.18 to lead the field. Americans Kaitlyn Dobler (1:08.29) and Ellie Andrews (1:08.52) were second and fourth in the heat. Between them, Eszter Bekesi of Hungary (1:08.34).
USA’s Chaney had a second semi-final on Thursday night. Swimming in the 50 back, he finished third with 25.60 behind teammate Wyatt Davis (25.16) and Russia’s Nikolay Zuev (25.44).
Gretchen Walsh of USA won the 100 free final with 53.74. Her teammate Torri Huskey placed second in 54.54. Australia’s Meg Harris rounded out the podium with 54.58.