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2019 World Swimming Championships results

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Full results and medalists from the 2019 World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea … 

Men’s 400m Freestyle
Gold: Sun Yang (CHN) — 3:42.44
Silver: Mack Horton (AUS) — 3:43.17
Bronze: Gabriele Detti (ITA) — 3:43.23
4. Danas Rapsys (LTU) — 3:43.50
5. Marco De Tullio (ITA) — 3:44.86
6. Jack McLoughlin (AUS) — 3:45.19
7. Ji Xinjie (CHN) — 3:45.64
8. Zane Grothe (USA) — 3:45.78

Women’s 400m Freestyle
Gold: Ariarne Titmus (AUS) — 3:58.76
Silver: Katie Ledecky (USA) — 3:59.97
Bronze: Leah Smith (USA) — 4:01.29
4. Ajna Kesely (HUN) — 4:01.31
5. Wang Jianjiahe (CHN) — 4:03.67
6. Boglarka Kapas (HUN) — 4:05.36
7. Anna Egorova (RUS) — 4:06.16
8. Veronika Andrusenko (RUS) — 4:08.60

Men’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
Gold: U.S. — 3:09.06
Silver: Russia — 3:09.97
Bronze: Australia — 3:11.22
4. Italy — 3:11.39
5. Great Britain — 3:11.81
6. Brazil — 3:11.99
7. Hungary — 3:12.85
8. France — 3:13.34

Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay
Gold: Australia — 3:30.21
Silver: U.S. — 3:31.02
Bronze: Canada — 3:31.78
4. Netherlands — 3:35.32
5. China — 3:35.83
6. Sweden — 3:36.33
7. Japan — 3:36.79
8. Germany — 3:39.07

Men’s 100m Breaststroke
Gold: Adam Peaty (GBR) — 57.14
Silver: James Wilby (GBR) — 58.46
Bronze: Yan Zibei (CHN) — 58.63
4. Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) — 58.93
5. Kirill Prigoda (RUS) — 59.09
6. Andrew Wilson (USA) — 59.11
7. Dmitriy Balandin (KAZ) — 59.14
8. Anton Chupkov (RUS) — 59.19

Women’s 100m Butterfly
Gold: Maggie MacNeil (CAN) — 55.83
Silver: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) — 56.22
Bronze: Emma McKeon (AUS) — 56.61
4. Elena Di Liddo (ITA) — 57.07
5. Brianna Throssell (AUS) — 57.09
6. Kelsi Dahlia (USA) — 57.11
7. Louise Hansson (SWE) — 57.16
8. Marie Wattel (FRA) — 57.29

Men’s 50m Butterfly
Gold: Caeleb Dressel (USA) — 22.35
Silver: Oleg Kostin (RUS) — 22.70
Bronze: Nicholas Santos (BRA) — 22.79
4. Michael Andrew (USA) — 22.80
5. Szebasztian Szabo (HUN) — 22.90
6. Andriy Govorov (UKR) — 22.91
7. Ben Proud (GBR) — 23.01
8. Andrey Zhilkin (RUS) — 23.11

Women’s 200m Individual Medley
Gold: Katinka Hosszu (HUN) — 2:07.53
Silver: Ye Shiwen (CHN) — 2:08.60
Bronze: Sydney Pickrem (CAN) — 2:08.70
4. Melanie Margalis (USA) — 2:08.91
5. Rika Omoto (JPN) — 2:09.32
6. Kim Seoyeong (KOR) — 2:10.12
7. Siobhan O’Connor (GBR) — 2:10.43
DSQ. Yui Ohashi (JPN)

Men’s 200m Freestyle
Gold: Sun Yang (CHN) — 1:44.93
Silver: Katsuhiro Matsumoto (JPN) — 1:45.22
Bronze: Martin Malyutin (RUS) — 1:45.63
Bronze: Duncan Scott (GBR) — 1:45.63

5. Filippo Megli (ITA) — 1:45.67
6. Clyde Lewis (AUS) — 1:45.78
7. Dominik Kozma (HUN) — 1:45.90
DSQ. Danas Rapsys (LTU)

Women’s 1500m Freestyle
Gold: Simona Quadarella (ITA) — 15:40.89
Silver: Sarah Kohler (GER) — 15:48.83
Bronze: Wang Jianjiahe (CHN) — 15:51.00
4. Ashley Twichell (USA) — 15:54.19
5. Maddy Gough (AUS) — 15:59.40
6. Ajna Kesely (HUN) — 16:01.35
7. Kiah Melverton (AUS) — 16:01.38
8. Mireia Belmonte (ESP) — 16:02.10

Women’s 100m Backsstroke
Gold: Kylie Masse (CAN) — 58.60
Silver: Minna Atherton (AUS) — 58.85
Bronze: Olivia Smoliga (USA) — 58.91
4. Taylor Ruck (CAN) — 58.96
5. Kaylee McKeown (AUS) — 59.10
6. Kathleen Baker (USA) — 59.56
6. Natsumi Sakai (JPN) — 59.56
8. Daria Vaskina (RUS) — 59.74

Men’s 100m Backstroke
Gold: Xu Jiayu (CHN) — 52.43
Silver: Evgeny Rylov (RUS) — 52.67
Bronze: Mitch Larkin (AUS) — 52.77
4. Ryan Murphy (USA) — 52.78
5. Matt Grevers (USA) — 52.82
6. Ryosuke Irie (JPN) — 53.22
7. Guilherme Guido (BRA) — 53.26
8. Robert Glinta (ROU) — 54.22

Women’s 100m Breaststroke
Gold: Lilly King (USA) — 1:04.93
Silver: Yulia Efimova (RUS) — 1:05.49
Bronze: Martina Carraro (ITA) — 1:06.36
4. Reona Aoki (JPN) — 1:06.40
5. Yu Jingyao (CHN) — 1:06.56
6. Tatjana Schoenmaker (RSA) — 1:06.60
7. Molly Renshaw (GBR) — 1:06.96
8. Arianna Castiglioni (ITA) — 1:07.06

Men’s 800m Freestyle
Gold: Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) — 7:39.27
Silver: Henrik Christiansen (NOR) — 7:41.28
Bronze: David Aubry (FRA) — 7:42.08
4. Jack McLoughlin (AUS) — 7:42.64
5. Gabriele Detti (ITA) — 7:43.89
6. Sun Yang (CHN) — 7:45.01
7. Sergiy Frolov (UKR) — 7:47.32
8. Mykhailo Romanchuk (UKR) — 7:49.32

Women’s 200m Freestyle
Gold: Federica Pellegrini (ITA) — 1:54.22
Silver: Ariarne Titmus (AUS) — 1:54.66
Bronze: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) — 1:54.78
4. Siobhan Haughey (HKG) — 1:54.98
5. Yang Junxuan (CHN) — 1:55.43
6. Penny Oleksiak (CAN) — 1:56.59
7. Charlotte Bonnet (FRA) — 1:56.95
8. Rio Shirai (JPN) — 1:57.14

Men’s 200m Butterfly
Gold: Kristof Milak (HUN) — 1:50.73 WR
Silver: Daiya Seto (JPN) — 1:53.86
Bronze: Chad le Clos (RSA) — 1:54.15
4. Federico Burdisso (ITA) — 1:54.39
5. Denys Kesyl (UKR) — 1:54.79
6. Zach Harting (USA) — 1:55.69
7. Leonardo De Deus (BRA) — 1:55.96
8. Tamas Kenderesi (HUN) — 1:57.10

Men’s 50m Breaststroke
Gold: Adam Peaty (GBR) — 26.06
Silver: Felipe Lima (BRA) — 26.66
Bronze: Joao Gomes (BRA) — 26.69
4. Kirill Prigoda (RUS) — 26.72
5. Ilya Shymanovich (BLR) — 26.85
6. Yan Zibei (CHN) — 26.86
7. Michael Andrew (USA) — 26.93
DSQ. Fabio Scozzoli (ITA)

Mixed 4x100m Medley Relay
Gold: Australia — 3:39.08
Silver: U.S. — 3:39.10
Bronze: Great Britain — 3:40.68
4. Russia — 3:40.78
5. Canada — 3:43.06
6. Italy — 3:43.27
7. Germany — 3:45.07
DSQ. Netherlands

Women’s 200m Butterfly
Gold: Boglarka Kapas (HUN) — 2:06.78
Silver: Hali Flickinger (USA) — 2:06.95
Bronze: Katie Drabot (USA) — 2:07.04
4. Franziska Hentke (GER) — 2:07.30
5. Alys Thomas (GBR) — 2:07.48
6. Liliana Szilagyi (HUN) — 2:07.68
7. Svetlana Chimrova (RUS) — 2:08.70
8. Laura Stephens (GBR) — 2:09.35

Men’s 100m Freestyle
Gold: Caeleb Dressel (USA) — 46.96
Silver: Kyle Chalmers (AUS) — 47.08
Bronze: Vladislav Grinev (RUS) — 47.82
4. Blake Pieroni (USA) — 47.88
5. Marcelo Chierighini (BRA) — 47.93
6. Nandor Nemeth (HUN) — 48.10
7. Clement Mignon (FRA) — 48.43
8. Breno Correia (BRA) — 48.90

Women’s 50m Backstroke
Gold: Olivia Smoliga (USA) — 27.33
Silver: Etiene Medeiros (BRA) — 27.44
Bronze: Daria Vaskina (RUS) — 27.51
4. Georgia Davies (GBR) — 27.65
5. Kaylee McKeown (AUS) — 27.65
6. Kathleen Baker (USA) — 27.69
7. Caroline Pilhatsch (AUT) — 27.78
8. Kira Toussaint (NED) — 27.85

Men’s 200m Individual Medley
Gold: Daiya Seto (JPN) — 1:56.14
Silver: Jeremy Desplanches (SUI) — 1:56.56
Bronze: Chase Kalisz (USA) — 1:56.78
4. Philip Heintz (GER) — 1:56.86
5. Duncan Scott (GBR) — 1:56.91
6. Wang Shun (CHN) — 1:56.97
7. Mitch Larkin (AUS) — 1:57.32
8. Abrahm Devine (USA) — 1:57.66

Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
Gold: Australia — 7:41.50 WR
Silver: U.S. — 7:41.87
Bronze: Canada — 7:44.35
4. China — 7:46.22
5. Russia — 7:48.25
6. Hungary — 7:54.57
7. Germany — 7:55.63
8. Japan — 7:56.31

Women’s 100m Freestyle
Gold: Simone Manuel (USA) — 52.04
Silver: Cate Campbell (AUS) — 52.43
Bronze: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) — 52.46
4. Emma McKeon (AUS) — 52.75
5. Taylor Ruck (CAN) — 53.03
6. Femke Heemskerk (NED) — 53.05
7. Mallory Comerford (USA) — 53.22
8. Freya Anderson (GBR) — 53.44

Women’s 200m Breaststroke
Gold: Yuliya Efimova (RUS) — 2:20.17
Silver: Tatjana Schoenmaker (RSA) — 2:22.53
Bronze: Sydney Pickrem (CAN) — 2:22.90
4. Ye Shiwen (CHN) — 2:23.15
5. Molly Renshaw (GBR) — 2:23.78
6. Kelsey Wog (CAN) — 2:25.14
7. Fanny Lecluyse (BEL) — 2:25.33
8. Kaylene Corbett (RSA) — 2:26.62

Men’s 200m Backstroke
Gold: Evgeny Rylov (RUS) — 1:53.40
Silver: Ryan Murphy (USA) — 1:54.12
Bronze: Luke Greenbank (GBR) — 1:55.85
4. Radoslaw Kawecki (POL) — 1:56.37
5. Ryosuke Irie (JPN) — 1:56.52
6. Jacob Pebley (USA) — 1:56.72
7. Adam Telegdy (HUN) — 1:56.86
8. Markus Thormeyer (CAN) — 1:58.50

Men’s 200m Breaststroke
Gold: Anton Chupkov (RUS) — 2:06.12 WR
Silver: Matthew Wilson (AUS) — 2:06.68
Bronze: Ippei Watanabe (JPN) — 2:06.73
4. Zac Stubblety-Cook (AUS) — 2:07.36
5. Marco Koch (GER) — 2:07.60
6. Andrew Wilson (USA) — 2:08.10
7. Dmitriy Balandin (KAZ) — 2:08.25
8. Erik Persson (SWE) — 2:08.39

Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay
Gold: Australia — 7:00.85
Silver: Russia — 7:01.81
Bronze: USA — 7:01.98
4. Italy — 7:02.01
5. Great Britain — 7:02.04
6. China — 7:04.74
7. Brazil — 7:07.64
8. Germany — 7:07.65

Women’s 50m Butterfly
Gold: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) — 25.02
Silver: Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) — 25.35
Bronze: Farida Osman (EGY) — 25.47
4. Kelsi Dahlia (USA) — 25.48
5. Marie Wattel (FRA) — 25.50
6. Penny Oleksiak (CAN) — 25.69
7. Jeanette Ottesen (DEN) — 25.76
8. Brianna Throssell (AUS) — 26.11

Men’s 50m Freestyle
Gold: Caeleb Dressel (USA) — 21.04
Silver: Bruno Fratus (BRA) — 21.45
Bronze: Kristian Gkolomeev (GRE) — 21.45
4. Vladimir Morozov (RUS) — 21.53
5. Ben Proud (GBR) — 21.55
6. Michael Andrew (USA) — 21.62
7. Pawe Juraszek (POL) — 21.67
8. Shinri Shioura (JPN) — 21.81

Men’s 100m Butterfly
Gold: Caeleb Dressel (USA) — 49.66
Silver: Andrei Minakov (RUS) — 50.83
Bronze: Chad le Clos (RSA) — 51.16
4. Kristof Milak (HUN) — 51.26
5. Mehdy Metella (FRA) — 51.38
6. Matthew Temple (AUS) — 51.51
7. James Guy (GBR) — 51.62
8. Marius Kusch (GER) — 51.66

Women’s 200m Backstroke
Gold: Regan Smith (USA) — 2:03.69
Silver: Kaylee McKeown (AUS) — 2:06.26
Bronze: Kylie Masse (CAN) — 2:06.62
4. Margherita Panziera (ITA) — 2:06.67
5. Taylor Ruck (CAN) — 2:07.50
6. Minna Atherton (AUS) — 2:08.26
7. Katalin Burian (HUN) — 2:08.65
8. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) — 2:10.08

Mixed 4x100m Freestyle Relay
Gold: U.S. — 3:19.40
Silver: Australia — 3:19.97
Bronze: France — 3:22.11
4. Canada — 3:22.54
5. Russia — 3:22.72
6. Netherlands — 3:23.48
7. Japan — 3:24.67
8. Italy — 3:25.58

Men’s 50m Backstroke
Gold: Zane Waddell (RSA) — 24.43
Silver: Evgeny Rylov (RUS) — 24.49
Bronze: Kliment Kolesnikov (RUS) — 24.51
4. Ryan Murphy (USA) — 24.53
5. Michael Andrew (USA) — 24.58
6. Xu Jiayu (CHN) — 24.64
7. Robert Glinta (ROU) — 24.67
8. Apostolos Christou (GRE) — 24.75

Women’s 50m Breaststroke
Gold: Lilly King (USA) — 29.84
Silver: Benedetta Pilato (ITA) — 30.00
Bronze: Yuliya Efimova (RUS) — 30.15
4. Alia Atkinson (JAM) — 30.34
5. Martina Carraro (ITA) — 30.49
6. Jessica Hansen (AUS) — 30.84
7. Anna Elendt (GER) — 31.06
8. Ida Hulkko (FIN) — 31.23

Men’s 1500m Freestyle
Gold: Florian Wellbrock (GER) — 14:36.54
Silver: Mykhailo Romanchuk (UKR) — 14:37.63
Bronze: Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) — 14:38.75
4. David Aubry (FRA) — 14:44.72
5. Henrik Christiansen (NOR) — 14:45.35
6. Domenico Acerenza (ITA) — 14:52.05
7. Sergiy Frolov (UKR) — 15:01.04
8. Alexander Norgaard (DEN) — 15:20.47

Women’s 50m Freestyle
Gold: Simone Manuel (USA) — 24.05
Silver: Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) — 24.07
Bronze: Cate Campbell (AUS) — 24.11
4. Pernille Blume (DEN) — 24.12
5. Mariya Kameneva (RUS) — 24.31
6. Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) — 24.35
7. Anna Hopkin (GBR) — 24.40
8. Bronte Campbell (AUS) — 24.48

Men’s 400m Individual Medley
Gold: Daiya Seto (JPN) — 4:08.95
Silver: Jay Litherland (USA) — 4:09.22
Bronze: Lewis Clareburt (NZL) — 4:12.07
4. Joanllu Pons (ESP) — 4:13.30
5. Peter Bernek (HUN) — 4:13.83
6. Maksym Shemberev (AZE) — 4:14.10
7. Max Litchfield (GBR) — 4:14.75
8. Arjan Knipping (NED) — 4:17.06

Women’s 400m Individual Medley
Gold: Katinka Hosszu (HUN) — 4:30.39
Silver: Ye Shiwen (CHN) — 4:32.07
Bronze: Yui Ohashi (JPN) — 4:32.33
4. Sydney Pickrem (CAN) — 4:36.72
5. Emily Overholt (CAN) — 4:37.42
6. Ally McHugh (USA) — 4:38.34
7. Zsuzsanna Jakabos (HUN) — 4:39.15
8. Fantine Lesaffre (FRA) — 4:39.68

Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
Gold: Great Britain — 3:28.10
Silver: U.S. — 3:28.45
Bronze: Russia — 3:28.81
4. Japan — 3:30.35
5. Australia — 3:30.42
6. Brazil — 3:30.86
7. China — 3:31.61
8. Germany — 3:32.86

Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
Gold: U.S. — 3:50.40 WR
Silver: Australia — 3:53.42
Bronze: Canada — 3:53.58
4. Italy — 3:56.50
5. China — 3:57.11
6. Japan — 3:58.14
7. Sweden — 3:58.39
8. Great Britain — 3:59.38

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Dan Hicks, Rowdy Gaines call backyard pool swim race

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Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines covered swimming together at the last six Olympics, including every one of Michael Phelps‘ finals, but they’ve never called a “race” quite like this.

“We heard you were looking for something to commentate during the down time….might this short short short course 100 IM help?” tweeted Cathleen Pruden, posting a video of younger sister Mary Pruden, a sophomore swimmer at Columbia University, taking individual medley strokes in what appeared to be an inflatable backyard pool.

“Hang on,” Gaines replied. “This race of the century deserves the right call. @DanHicksNBC and I are working some magic!”

Later, Hicks posted a revised video dubbed with commentary from he and Gaines.

They became the latest commentators to go beyond the booth to post calls on social media while sports are halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.

NBC Sports hockey voice Doc Emrick (who has also called Olympic hockey and water polo) did play-by-play of a windshield wiper installation.

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Which athletes are qualified for the U.S. Olympic team?

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Soon after Tokyo Olympic qualifying events began getting postponed, the International Olympic Committee announced that all quota places already allocated to National Olympic Committees and athletes will remain with those NOCs and athletes.

The IOC repeated that position over the last week, after the Tokyo Games were postponed (now to open July 23, 2021). What does that mean for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee?

Well, 76 athletes qualified for the U.S. Olympic team before the Olympic postponement was announced. That full list is here.

Those 76 athletes can be separated into two categories.

  • Athletes who earned Olympic spots BY NAME via International Federation (i.e. International Surfing Association or International Aquatics Federation) selection procedures.
  • Athletes named to the U.S. Olympic team by their national governing body (i.e. USA Swimming or USA Track and Field) and confirmed by the USOPC using NGB selection procedures after the NGB earned a quota spot.

When the IOC says “all quota places already allocated to National Olympic Committees and athletes will remain with those NOCs and athletes,” it means just that. USA Softball still has 15 athlete quota spots from qualifying a full team via international results. Surfer Kolohe Andino still has his Olympic spot from qualifying BY NAME via the International Surfing Association selection procedures route.

USA Softball named its 15-player Olympic roster last fall. Those 15 athletes did not earn Olympic quota spots for themselves. Unlike Andino (and 13 other American qualifiers across all sports), the 15 softball players had to be nominated by USA Softball and confirmed by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

Unless and until the USOPC confirms that any of those other 62 athletes remain qualified, for now the list of U.S. Olympic qualifiers is these 14 who qualified BY NAME:

Karate (1)
Sakura Kokumai

Modern Pentathlon (2)
Samantha Achterberg
Amro Elgeziry

Swimming (3)
Haley Anderson
Ashley Twichell
Jordan Wilimovsky

Sport Climbing (4)
Kyra Condie
Brooke Raboutou
Nathaniel Coleman
Colin Duffy

Surfing (4)
Caroline Marks
Carissa Moore
Kolohe Andino
John John Florence

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