Vlad Morozov also bettered the 100 free meet record with his 100 free relay leadoff.
Additionally, $50,000 in prize money has already been earned. Due to NCAA eligibility issues, we are only reporting what has been earned, and not what has been accepted.
Men's 200 free
"I am happy with my race," Biedermann said. "In short course, the guy with the better turns will win, which is (Ryan) Lochte. I was surprised that it was this close."
Lochte's title defense matches Gustavo Borges of
"It hurt a lot. I just wanted to go out there and have fun. I had a break after the (
The gold is Lochte's 15th in short course world championship history, a record, and his 23rd medal of any kind.
Women's 200 fly
Mireia Belmont Garcia's meet record of 2:03.59 from 2010 didn't stand a chance as the entire top three podium surged past that time. FINA World Cup Queen Katinka Hosszu, who won more than $150,000 in cash on the FINA World Cup circuit, continued her short course mastery with a 2:02.20 to 2:02.28 touchout triumph over
"I was pretty happy but I was a little bit dead in the final meters," Hosszu said. "I was still eight hundredths of a second faster so it was a pleasure to set a European (championship) record. It didn't even cross my mind that I had to race the 400m IM. But it would be the cherry on the cake if I did well (she eventually won bronze)."
Jiao is now third in the all time rankings with her sterling time, crushing her previous best of 2:04.35. Great Britain's Jemma Lowe, who went out hard, leading at the 100 in 58.98, wound up taking third in 2:03.19 to move to sixth all time in the event.
"I did not expect it before coming here because I didn't have enough time to train for this event. I was busy with too many activities," Jiao said. "I didn't have a good feeling before this morning. But (in the heats) I felt well and afterwards I thought I may win a gold medal tonight. I will compete in the 50m tomorrow (Thursday), but that is not my best distance. I am better in the 100m."
Liu, meanwhile, wound up fourth overall in 2:03.99, a full three seconds off her world record, while
Women's 400 IM
China's Ye, meanwhile, also cleared the previous meet record with a 4:23.33 to move to fourth all time in the event, while Hungary's Katinka Hosszu raced to her second podium of the evening with a third-place 4:25.95.
Men's 400 free relay
Veteran Matt Grevers delivered Team
USA Swimming decided that American records set in techsuits after Oct. 1, 2009 -- when USA Swimming implemented the techsuit ban domestically - would not be ratified. This is the case even for times swum legally in international events where ban was not in effect yet.
The win gave the
Women's 800 free relay
Katinka Hosszu concluded an iron-woman night, just missing her third podium of the evening, as
PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
With her two medals,
The national federation decides the relay split, but for simplicity sake we are listing the money earned as those in finals. Meanwhile, $15,000 is awarded to world-record breakers. (swimmingworld)