Water Sports

Budapest 2017: This Happened On Wednesday – 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.

WEDNESDAY – 26 JULY

Mixed 4×100 m medley relay 

The United States won the mixed 4×100 m medley relay event with a world record of 3:38.56 minutes in Budapest on Wednesday. The US relay broke its own world record of 3:40.28 clocked this morning.

  1. United States  3:38.56 minutes
  2. Australia          3:41.21
  3. Canada             3:41.25
    China                3:41.25

Men’s 800 m freestyle event

Gabriele Detti of Italy won the men’s 800 m freestyle event in Budapest on Wednesday.

  1. Gabriele Detti (ITA) 7:40.77 min
  2. Wojciech Wojdak (POL) 7:41.73
  3. Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) 7:42.44

Men’s 50 m breaststroke

Adam Peaty of Britain won the men’s 50 m breaststroke event in Budapest on Wednesday.

  1. Adam Peaty (GBR) 25.99 sec
  2. Joao Gomes Junior (BRA) 26.52
  3. Cameron van der Burgh (RSA) 26.60

Men’s 200 m butterfly

Chad le Clos of the Republic of South Africa won the men’s 200 m butterfly event in Budapest on Wednesday. Hungary’s László Cseh earned the silver medal, while Tamás Kenderesi finished 4th-placed. László Cseh’s silver medal is the first silver for Hungary at the 17th FINA World Aquatics Championships.

  1. Chad le Clos (RSA)    1:53.33 min
  2. László Cseh (HUN)     1:53.72
  3. 3. Daiya Seto (JPN)      1:54.21

Women’s 200 m freestyle

Federica Pellegrini of Italy won the women’s 200 m freestyle event in the 17th World Aquatics Championships in Budapest on Wednesday. Hungary’s Katinka Hosszú finished 7th-placed.

  1. Federica Pellegrini (ITA) 1:54.73 min
  2. Katie Ledecky (USA)       1:55.18
  3. Emma McKeon (AUS)         1:55.18

Women’s water polo – semi finals & classification

Semi finals:

United States – Russia 14:9 (5:4, 6:1, 2:2, 1:2)
Spain – Canada 12:10 (4:2, 3:2, 2:2, 3:4)

The final will take place on Friday evening.

Classification:

Italy – Australia 18:17 (5:3, 2:3, 1:3, 3:2 – PSO 7:6)
Hungary – Greece 10:9 (2:4, 1:2, 5:0, 2:3)

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

MEDAL TABLE (after 12 days)

via MTI and fina-budapest2017.com; photos: MTI