On the Men’s side…
Back half domination brought to you by Duncan Scott (1:44.60) and James Guy (1:43.80). The only relay Team USA did not come out victorious.
Detti allowed his training partner and BFF Greg Palt to go stroke for stroke with Poland’s Woj Woj for the entirety of the race in the middle of the pool only to destroy both of their dreams in the final 100.
.02 off of Michael Phelps’ untouchable record. Put a hurting on his friend, competitor & Olympic Champion, Jo Jo Schooling.
On the Women’s side…
King sets World Record. USA goes 1-2 vs. Russia’s Efimova.
Touches first in Rio vs. Cate Campbell, the existing World Record holder at the time. Touches first in Budapest vs. Sarah Sjostrom, again, the existing World Record holder at the time.
Pellegrini gets her world title back by defeating the greatest female swimmer in history, the undefeated Katie Ledecky. She then promptly retires from the 200 Free.