Sunday, June 26, 2022

Huske, Dressel claim more gold for US in swimming world

BUDAPEST, Hungary ( Associated Press) – Tori Huske and Celeb Dressel won more gold medals in the butterfly race for the United States at the World Swimming Championships on Sunday.

Huske, 19, improved her own American record in the women’s 100 butterfly by clocking 55.64 seconds to overtake French swimmers Marie Vettel and China’s Zhang Yufei. Vettel has a French record of 56.14.

Canada’s Maggie McNeill, who won in 2019, and Sweden’s Sarah Sjoström, the 2017 winner, both dropped out of the race.

Dressel was half a second off the world record as he won the gold medal in the men’s 50 butterfly with a time of 22.57, ahead of Nicolas Santos of Brazil and American teammate Michael Andrew.

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Britain’s Benjamin Proud, who was the fastest in qualifying, finished in seventh place with a pace of 0.51.

Italy’s Niccol Martinenghi won his first gold medal of the evening in the men’s 100 breaststroke, clocking a personal best of 58.26 seconds over Dutch swimmer Arno Cumminga and American Nick Fink. Fink was fastest in the first 50 meters but was 0.39 seconds behind Martinenghi.

Greece’s Apostolos Christo set a championship record in the 100 backstroke semifinals with 52.09. Italy’s Thomas Secon and America’s Hunter Armstrong were the next fastest.

Germany’s Anna Allendt was fastest in the women’s breaststroke semi-final, where world record holder Lily King qualified for Monday’s final in eighth place.

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The women’s 200 medley is later Sunday.

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