The 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships came to an end on Sunday evening with many exciting events held in the last three days of the tournament in Budapest. The aquatics championships featured some 2,000 athletes from over 180 countries competing across six disciplines.
As for the Hungarian athletes, Katinka Hosszú delivered both a golden medal and a second silver medal, while swimmers Kristóf Mihalik and Dávid Verrasztó as well as the men’s water polo team won three more silver medals. The team of Hungary finished 9th on the medal table, collecting a total fo 2 golden, 5 silver and 2 bronze medals. Here below you can find the most important results of this past weekend.
FRIDAY – 28 JULY
Women’s 100m Freestyle
Simone Manuel of the United States won the women’s 100 m freestyle event on Friday.
- Simone Manuel (USA) 52.27 sec
- Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) 52.31
- Pernille Blume (DEN) 52.69
Men’s 200m Backstroke
Anton Chupkov of Russia won the men’s 200 m breaststroke event on Friday.
- Anton Chupkov (RUS) 2:06.96 min
- Yasuhiro Koseki (JPN) 2:07.29
- Ippei Watanabe (JPN) 2:07.47
Women’s 200m Breaststroke
Yuliya Efimova of Russia won the women’s 200 m breaststroke on Friday.
- Yuliya Yefimova (RUS) 2:19.64 min
- Bethany Galat (USA) 2:21.77
- Jinglin Shi (CHN) 2:21.93
Men’s 200m Breaststroke
Evgeny Rylov of Russia won the men’s 200 m backstroke on Friday.
- Evgeny Rylov (RUS) 1:53.61 min
- Ryan Murphy (USA) 1:54.21
- Jacob Pebley (USA) 1:55.06
Men’s 4x200m Freestyle
The team of Great Britain won the men’s 4×200 m freestyle relay on Friday.
- Great Britain 7:01.70 min
- Russia 7:02.68
- United States 7:03.18
Women’s water polo – Final
The United States triumphed in the women’s water polo tournament in the 17th World Aquatics Championships by defeating its Spanish opponent in the Budapest final on Friday. Russia won the bronze medal after defeating Canada.
United States – Spain 13:6 (2:1, 3:2, 5:2, 3:1)
Russia – Canada 11:9 (3:3, 4:2, 2:2, 2:2)
SATURDAY – 29 JULY
Women’s 50m Butterfly
Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden won the women’s 50 m butterfly event on Saturday.
- Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) 24.60 sec
- Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) 25:38
- Farida Osman (EGY) 25:39
Men’s 50m Freestyle
Caeleb Dressel of the United States won the men’s 50 m freestyle on Saturday.
- Caeleb Dressel (USA) 21.15 sec
- Bruno Fratus (BRA) 21.27
- Ben Proud (GBR) 21.43
Women’s 200m Backstroke
Emily Seebohm of Australia won the women’s 200 m backstroke on Saturday.
- Emily Seebohm (AUS) 2:05.68
- Katinka Hosszú (HUN) 2:05.85
- Kathleen Baker (USA) 2:06.48
Men’s 100m Butterfly
Caeleb Dressel of the United States won the men’s 100 m butterfly event in the 17th World Aquatics Championships in Budapest on Saturday.
- Caeleb Dressel (USA) 49:86 sec
- Kristóf Milák (HUN) 50:62
- James Guy (GBR) 50:83
Joseph Schooling (SGP) 50:83
Women’s 800m Freestyle
Katie Ledecky of the United States won the women’s 800 m freestyle event on Saturday.
- Katie Ledecky (USA) 8:12.68 min
- Bingjie Li (CHN) 8:15.4
- Leah Smith (USA) 8:17.22
Mixed 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay
The United States won the mixed 4×100 m freestyle relay event with a new world record of 3:19.60 minutes on Saturday.
1. United States 3:19.60 min
2. Netherlands 3:21.81
3. Canada 3:23.55
Men’s water polo – Final
Croatia triumphed in the men’s water polo tournament in the 17th World Aquatics Championships by defeating Hungary in the Budapest final on Saturday. Serbia won the bronze by defeating Greece on Saturday.
Croatia – Hungary 8:6 (4:0, 0:2, 2:2, 2:2)
Serbia – Greece 11:8 (5:3, 2:1, 3:3, 1:1)
SUNDAY – 30 JULY
Women’s 50m Breaststroke
Lilly King of the United States won the women’s 50 m breaststroke event with a world record of 29.40 seconds on Sunday, the closing day of the competition.
- Lilly King (USA) 29.40 sec
- Yuliya Efimova (RUS) 29.57
- Katie Meili (USA) 29.99
Men’s 400m Individual Medley
Chase Kalisz of the United States won the men’s 400 m medley event on Sunday.
1. Chase Kalisz (USA) 4:05.90 min
2. David Verraszto (HUN) 4:08.38
3. Daiya Seto (JPN) 4:09.14
Women’s 50m Freestyle
Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden won the women’s 50 m freestyle event on Sunday.
- Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) 23.69 sec
- Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED) 23.85
- Simone Manuel (USA) 23.97
Men’s 50m Backstroke
Camille Lacourt of France won the men’s 50 m backstroke event on Sunday.
- Camille Lacourt (FRA) 24.35 sec
- Junya Koga (JPN) 24.51
- Matt Grevers (USA) 24.56
Women’s 400m Individual Medley
Katinka Hosszú of Hungary won the women’s 400 m medley event on Sunday.
- Katinka Hosszú (HUN) 4:29.33 min
- Mireia Belmonte (ESP) 4:32.17
- 3. Sydney Pickrem (CAN) 4:32.88
Men’s 1500m Freestyle
Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy won the men’s 1,500 m freestyle event on Sunday.
- Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) 14:35.85 min
- Mykhailo Romanchuk (UKR) 14:37.14
- Mack Horton (AUS) 14:47.70
Women’s 4x100m Medley Relay
The team of the United States, composed of Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Kelsi Worrell and Simone Manuel, won the women’s 4×100 m medley relay event with a world record of 3:51.55 minutes on Sunday.
- United States 3:51.55 min
- Russia 3:53.38
- Australia 3:54.29
Men’s 4x100m Medley Relay
The United States won the men’s 4×100 m medley relay event on Sunday.
- United States 3:27.91 min
- Britain 3:28.95
- Russia 3:29.76
Men’s high diving – Final
Steve Lo Bue of the United States won the men’s 27 metre high diving event on Sunday.
- Steve Lo Bue (USA) 397.15 points
- Michal Navratil (CZE) 390.90
- Alessandro de Rose (ITA) 379.65
Women’s high divion – Final
Rhiannan Iffland of Australia won the women’s 20 metre high diving event on Saturday.
- Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) 320.70 points
- Adriana Jimenez (MEX) 308.90
- Yana Nestsiarava (BLR) 303.95
MEDAL TABLE (Final)
via MTI and fina-budapest2017.com; photo: MTI