Competition Preview | Males's Swimming – 18 June Medal Events – nineteenth FINA World Championships

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Men’s 50m Butterfly

Caeleb Dressel (USA)

Coming into these FINA World Championships, Caeleb Dressel had gained 13 gold medals on the world aquatics championships, fourth-most all-time, after Michael Phelps (26), Ryan Lochte (18) and Katie Ledecky (15).

Dressel gained the boys’s 50m butterfly on the world aquatics championships in 2019, forward of Oleg Kostin (RUS) and Nicholas Santos (BRA).

Two males gained this occasion a number of occasions on the world aquatics championships: Roland Schoeman (RSA, 2005 and 2007) and Cesar Cielo (BRA, 2011 and 2013).

Nicholas Santos (BRA)

Nicholas Santos, 42 years previous, can grow to be the primary swimmer to say a medal on the world aquatics championships after his fortieth birthday.

Santos is already the oldest swimmer to seize a medal on the world aquatics championships, as he took bronze on this occasion in 2019 at age 39.

Santos additionally claimed two silver medals on this occasion on the world aquatics championships (2015, 2017). Santos (G0-S2-B1) and Ian Crocker (USA, G0-S3-B0) share the file for many medals claimed within the males’s 50m butterfly on the world aquatics championships.

Santos can grow to be the fifth swimmer representing Brazil to win a gold medal on the world aquatics championships and the primary since Etiene Medeiros within the ladies’s 50m backstroke in 2017.

At the Abu Dhabi 2021 FINA World Championships Short Course, Santos gained the gold medal within the males’s 50m butterfly.

Other contenders

Benjamin Proud (GBR) gained this occasion on the world aquatics championships in Budapest in 2017.

Szebasztián Szabó (HUN) can be a part of László Cseh (HUN) as medal winner for Hungary within the males’s 50m butterfly on the world aquatics championships. Cseh took bronze on this occasion in 2015.

Australia has gained the boys’s 50m butterfly two occasions, in 2001 and 2003. It claimed its final medal on this occasion in 2011 (silver and bronze).

Tzen Wei Teong (SGP) may grow to be the second swimmer to win a medal for Singapore on the world aquatics championships, after Joseph Schooling (G0-S0-B2).

Men’s 100m Breaststroke

Arno Kamminga (NED)

The 17 quickest occasions within the males’s 100m breaststroke (lengthy course) are all held by Adam Peaty (GBR), who won’t compete on the 2022 FINA World Championships attributable to damage.

Arno Kamminga is subsequent on the checklist with the 18th quickest time: 57.80 on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games (silver behind Peaty). No different swimmer has joined the sub-58 membership.

Peaty claimed the gold medal within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the final three world aquatics championships (2015-2019) in addition to the 2 most up-to-date Olympic Games (2016, 2020).

The final male swimmer aside from Peaty to win the 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships was Christian Sprenger (AUS) in 2013.

The solely Dutch swimmers – male or feminine – to win a gold medal in a breaststroke occasion on the Olympic Games or world aquatics championships are Nel van Vliet (London 1948 Olympic Games) and Petra van Staveren (Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games).

Wijda Mazereeuw (NED) is the one Dutch swimmer – male or feminine – to say a medal within the 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships. She gained silver on the 1975 FINA World Championships in Cali.

The final Dutch male swimmer to compete within the closing of the boys’s 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships was Ron Dekker in 1991 (eighth in Perth).

Michael Andrew (USA)

Michael Andrew is the third-fastest man all-time within the males’s 100m breaststroke (lengthy course), behind Peaty and Kamminga. He set a private file of 58.14 on the US Olympic Team Trials in June 2021 (Twenty sixth-fastest time in historical past).

Andrew got here fourth within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Andrew (58.84) fell 0.51 seconds in need of a medal.

United States has gained the boys’s 100m breaststroke a joint-record 4 occasions on the world aquatics championships (Great Britain additionally 4 occasions), however not since Brendan Hansen in 2005 and 2007.

The solely medal for a US male swimmer within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the on the world aquatics championships since Hansen’s second world title is a silver medal by Kevin Cordes in Budapest in 2017.

Other contenders

Nicolò Martinenghi (ITA) was the bronze medallist on this occasion on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on 26 July 2021.

Martinenghi may hand Italy (G0-S3-B1) its first gold medal within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships. Italy’s most up-to-date medal on this occasion was a bronze by Fabio Scozzoli in 2011.

James Wilby (GBR) completed second behind Adam Peaty within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships in 2019. Great Britain has solely gained the boys’s 50m breaststroke as many occasions (4) as the boys’s 100m breaststroke (4) in all sports activities on the world aquatics championships.

Yan Zibei (CHN) took bronze within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships in 2019. He may grow to be the primary Chinese man to win gold in a breaststroke occasion on the world aquatics championships.

Kosuke Kitajima (JPN, 2003) is the one swimmer representing an Asian nation to have gained the boys’s 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships.

Nic Fink (USA, 28 years previous) set the quickest time of the yr (58.37) on the US trials on 29 April. The oldest man to win gold within the males’s 100m breaststroke on the world aquatics championships was Christian Sprenger (27 years) in 2013.

 

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