GWANGJU: Three of the most dominant swimmers in the world took centre stage at the world championships on Monday but only Adam Peaty and Katinka Hosszu maintained their aura of invincibility while Sarah Sjostrom’s reign in the 100m butterfly came to an end. A night after becoming the first swimmer
Hungary’s Kristof Rasovszky stormed to the men’s 5-kilometre open water title in a brutal race on Saturday, winning the first gold medal of the world swimming championships in South Korea.
China’s teenage diving sensation Lian Junjie helped retain the mixed 10-metre synchro world crown by partnering Si Yajie to a crushing victory in Saturday’s final in Gwangju.
Gwangju: American star Caeleb Dressel, swimming’s chiselled, tattooed pin-up boy, destroyed Michael Phelps’s 100 metres butterfly world record on Friday as countrywoman Simone Manuel retained her 100m freestyle world title. Reigning champ Dressel clenched a fist in the direction of flag-waving American
This week, over 1,100 athletes representing over 180 national federations from across the globe will be competing at Yas Island, in an exhilarating competition that is expected to be watched by more than thousands of spectators inside the venue and millions worldwide.
Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey (100m freestyle), China’s Bingjie Li (800m freestyle) and Netherlands (mixed 4x50m medley relay) proved to be too good for their opponents, winning gold medals to record new marks in the prestigious global event.
The “Ironman” is a triathlon race, similar to a marathon. It begins with swimming, then cycling, and ends with running. The total distance of competitions is 113km in the three competitions...
Emma McKeon, who has pocketed four golds in Tokyo, swam the butterfly leg as part of Australia's 'Awesome Foursome' in the medley relay, with Cate Campbell's superb final leg pushing the United States into silver.