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Men's 400 IM
"I expected the gold and would have liked to swim a better time. I'm not happy with the silver," Cseh said. "I didn't like my swim today, cause I planned to swim a different rhythm but could not. He is too fast, mainly in the breaststroke."
A five-meet podium streak came to an end for Team USA with no swimmer wearing the Red, White and Blue swim cap making their way to the podium with the likes of Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps no longer contesting the 400 IM due to choice or retirement.
Women's 50 breast
Lithuania's Rute Meilutyte, a surprise Olympic gold medalist this summer in London, turned in her third-straight meet-record performance in the event. First, she clocked a 29.56 in prelims, then a 29.51 in the semis before scorching the pool with a 29.44 this evening for the world title. That performance also continued to lower her national record, and tonight's win shot her to second all time in the event's history. Only Jessica Hardy has been faster with a world-record 28.80 that does not stand as the American record because it was done legally in a techsuit internationally after USA Swimming banned techsuits domestically.
"I really didn't expect it," Meilutyte said. "I just like [the 50], and because it goes well, then I do it. At the moment it feels just like I have swum a normal race, but it will start sinking in. It's crazy. Jessica [Hardy] had a race before, so I think she was a bit tired. I'm really happy (with the result), I did my own race, I didn't look at anyone else."
Jamaica's Alia Atkinson snared silver with a time of 29.67 to shoot to a fifth-ranked tie all time with Valentina Artemyeva, while Australia's Sarah Katsoulis touched third in 29.94 to break 30 seconds for the first time.
"I felt pretty good. I thought I would swim faster than I did," Atkinson said. "Before you realize you are doing something wrong, you already did it. It is so fast-paced. That is why you have to practice the 50m constantly. No Jamaican has ever got a global title, so I was hoping for that. I guess I will have to try again."
Men's 100 back
Olympic gold medalist Matt Grevers utilized a superior finish with his 6-8 frame to touchout reigning champion Stanislav Donets, 49.89 to 49.91, for the title.
The win by Grevers broke a tie with
"I am very upset about my time,"
Women's 100 back
"It was awesome, I'm so happy to win a world championships," Smoliga said. "I was hoping for a top three. I don't know. I warmed up differently this afternoon. I was working on my speed. I was talking to Mie (Nielsen) before the race, she was so nice, it made the ready room relaxing."
The win gave the U.S. its sixth win in 11 attempts in the event, which is the most by any nation in any women's event, having previous been tied with USA's five wins in the 400 free.
"I am really happy with my silver medal," Nielsen said. "This is clearly a joy for me. I tried to do it very fast, and I broke the Danish record, so I am completely happy with my second place. I really enjoyed it to hear my father and other family giving me support."
Men's 100 breast
"I thought 'I've made it'. It's true that someone was missing here, probably the strongest (Cameron van der Burgh)," Scozzoli said. "But that's why I knew this was a chance not to miss, and because of this everything had to go perfect. I proved to myself that I can avoid mistakes."
Men's 100 fly
Olympic champion Chad Le Clos of
USA's Tom Shields (49.54) and Ryan Lochte (49.59) both beat 50 seconds with Shields now tied for seventh all time in the event. Lochte, with his first time under 50, is now ninth all time in the event's history giving the
Women's 800 free
In a darkhorse win,
Great Britain's Hannah Miley (8:16.09), Spain's Erika Villaecija Garcia (8:16.90), USA's Becca Mann (8:19.27), China's Xu Danlu (8:22.88) and Great Britain's Eleanor Faulkner (8:22.96) comprised the rest of the top eight in the timed final event with Xu making it out of heat one of four. Villaecijia Garcia had been the reigning and defending champion in the event, having won with an 8:11.61 in 2010.
Men's 800 free relay
PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
With his strong performance tonight, Ryan Lochte took thelead in the race winnings with $9,500 so far in two days. He's won an individual gold medal, and beenpart of two gold-medal winning relays. He also has a bronze-medal to his credit. First place wins $5,000, while second placeearns $3,000 and third place gets $2,000 for $10,000 per finale. In two days, $130,000 has been awarded.
Each national federation decides the relay split, but for simplicitysake Swimming World is listing the money earned as those infinals. Meanwhile, $15,000 is awarded to world-record breakers. Due to NCAAeligibility issues, we are only reporting what has been earned, and not whathas been accepted. (swimmingworld)