Water Sports

Budapest 2017: This Happened On Thursday – Results & Medal Table!

The 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships continued on Wednesday with a number of exciting events in Budapest. The aquatics championships, which run until July 30, feature some 2,000 athletes from over 180 countries competing across six disciplines. Here below you can find the most important results of yesterday.

THURSDAY – 27 JULY

Men’s 200 m medley

Chase Kalisz of the United States won the men’s 200 m medley event on Thursday.

  1. Chase Kalisz (USA)       1:55.56 min
  2. Kosuke Hagino (JPN)      1:56.01
  3. Shun Wang (CHN)          1:56.28

 Men’s 100 m freestyle

Caeleb Dressel of the United States won the men’s 100 m freestyle event on Thursday.

  1. Caeleb Remel Dressel (USA) 47.17 sec
  2. Nathan Adrian (USA)        47.87
  3. Mehdy Metella (FRA)        47.89

Women’s 50 m backstroke

Etiene Medeiros of Brazil won the women’s 50 m backstroke on Thursday.

  1. Etiene Medeiros (BRA)          27.14 sec
  2. Yuanhui Fu (CHN)               27.15
  3. Aliaksandra Herasimenia (BLR)  27.23

Women’s 200 m butterfly

Mireia Belmonte of Spain won the women’s 200 m butterfly event on Thursday. Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú earned the bronze medal, which is the second one for Hungary in the 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest.

  1. Mireia Belmonte (ESP)      2:05.26 min
  2. Franziska Hentke (GER)     2:05.39
  3. Katinka Hosszú (HUN)       2:06.02

Women’s 4×200 m freestyle relay

The United States won the women’s 4×200 m freestyle relay event on Thursday.

  1. United States    7:43.39 min
  2. China            7:44.91
  3. Australia        7:48.51

Men’s water polo

Semi finals

The first semi-final of the men’s water polo tournament started really tense and was extremely exciting. but in the end, Hungary was able to come away with the win over Greece, which means they will play a world championship final on their home field. Hungary will face Croatia, who defeated arch-rivals Serbia in the second semi-final.

Hungary – Greece 7:5 (2:1, 3:3, 1:0, 1:1)
Croatia – Serbia 12:11 (1:1, 4:4, 4:4, 3:2)

The final will take place on Saturday evening.

Classification

Montenegro – Russia 9:8 (1:1, 4:2, 2:4, 2:1)
Italy – Australia 8:4 (4:2, 2:2, 0:0, 2:0)

The winners will play for 5th place and the losers for 7th on Saturday.

 

MEDAL TABLE (after 13 days)

 

via MTI and fina-budapest2017.com; photos: Tibor Illyés, Tamás Kovács and Szilárd Koszticsák – MTI