Horton, who took silver behind Sun at the weekend, refused to step onto the top step of the podium for photos after the medal ceremony in Gwangju, as doping allegations swirl around Sun.
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.
American Caeleb Dressel swam the second-fastest 100m freestyle in history to retain his world title on Thursday as China lashed out at the anti-doping protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang.
Chinese diver Chen Aisen won his third straight world championship title by partnering with Cao Yuan in the men’s 10-meter platform synchronised diving event Monday. China took its overall tally at these swimming world championships to seven golds in the diving events as Wang Han and Shi
The 22-year-old, who retained his 100m freestyle crown in the second fastest time ever on Thursday, clocked 50.28 seconds in Gwangju — over a second quicker than Hungary’s Kristof Milak
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
American superstar Caeleb Dressel produced more fireworks on Saturday as he romped to a hat-trick of gold medals, taking his tally to six at swimming’s world championships on Saturday.
Cate Campbell shored her up standing as a gold medal favourite at the world championships next month with a sub-53 second swim in the 100m freestyle at the Australian trials on Thursday.