Seventeen-year-old David Popovici of Romania has become the youngest swimmer to break the world record in the men’s 100-meter freestyle.
Canadian teenager Summer McIntosh has won the women’s 200 butterfly for her first title at the world swimming championships.
Hungary’s Kristóf Milák has thrilled home fans by lowering his own world record in the men’s 200 butterfly at the swimming world championships.
Two-time world champion Caeleb Dressel will not be defending his title in the men’s 100 freestyle at the swimming world championships after withdrawing from the semifinals.
Italy’s Thomas Ceccon has set a world record in the men’s 100 backstroke and Katie Ledecky has claimed yet another gold at the swimming world championships in Budapest.
Katie Ledecky opened her Olympic program as the top qualifier in the 400-meter freestyle, setting up a showdown with Ariarne Titmus of Australia.