Caeleb Dressel Repeats World 100m Freestyle World Champion Marking the Second Fastest Time in History
Dressel won his third gold in four events so far in Gwangju, South Korea, touching 46.96 seconds, the world record of Brazilian Cesar Cielo from the worlds since 2009. The Frenchman Alain Bernard also swam 46.94 in 2009, but this time was not recognized because his swimsuits were not approved.
"I know I was only on the world record, but really the goal was just to swim. the best race I can do, and if it was the time I had tonight, I was happy, "said Draille. "I will speak to Troy and I guarantee that the first thing he will say is what we could do better."
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"I think it's a better freestyle at 100 meters," Dressel told the Olympic Channel. – That's where I look at him. He also won silver with the mixed stock of 4x100m.
Dressel won Michael Phelps – Seven gold titles were recorded in the worlds of 2017, although two were in mixed sex, not in the program in the age of Phelps. Dressel can still win seven this week if the table runs from now on, and possibly eight, if he adds to the 4x200m relay.
If Dressel is added to this relay, he can swim three events on Friday night and Saturday night. In all Phelps Olympics he never swam three times in a session. In other events on Thursday, Katie Ledec returned from illness to help the US go under the world record in the free 4x200m relay. The problem is that Australia went even faster to win. More about Ledecky and this event here.
American Chase Kalisz took bronze in a 200m individual mix, .64 per second behind a Japanese rival Daiya Seto . The first time a non-American won the Olympics or Worlds event of 2001, cutting off a series of 12 consecutive titles among Phelps (seven), Ryan Lochh (four) and Kalish (one). Kalisz, who overturned IMs around the world by 2017, has 400 megapixels later this week. in the last 25 meters of a 200-meter butterfly.
Kapas kept the US from ending the drought of the world title in the event, which dates back to Summer Gold Sanders in 1991. slower than the silver medalist Flickinger and the leading semi-finals of bronze medalist Drabot, and won with .17. the man whose brand corresponded, Japanese Ippei Watanabe . They will be in the final on Friday, but the silver medalist of the Olympic Games Josh Prenot failed to advance.
American Olivia Smoliga won the 50-meter back, which is not an Olympic event. Smolyga, who won eight gold awards in the short worlds in December, embraced the Brazilian Etienne Meadeiros from .11.
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