The world’s finest swimmers are able to make the leap on the FINA World Championships 2022. The nineteenth version of the event is going down in Budapest from the June 18- July 3, 2022, after the world physique needed to cancel the championships twice, in lieu of the Olympics and the pandemic.
The occasion is slated to be a star studded one, with a bunch of Olympians vying to outdo one another within the pool. Listed below are the High 5 Olympians to be careful for:
Dressel shall be competing in all of the 100m butterfly and 50m freestyle with the addition of the 50m butterfly. – Getty Photographs
Dressel is an American Olympic swimmer who had a terrific run on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic video games. He received gold within the 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle and the 100m butterfly occasions. The 25-year-old holds the world document for the 100m fly and an American document for the 50m freestyle occasion. Dressel shall be competing in all of the above-mentioned occasions with the addition of the 50m butterfly.
The American shall be gunning for gold within the 400m, 800m and 1500m in Budapest. – Getty Photographs
Katie Ledecky at 25, is probably the most embellished feminine swimmer of all time with 10 Olympic and 15 World Championship gold medals. The American shall be gunning for gold within the 400m, 800m and 1500m in Budapest. She’ll even be taking a look at regaining her 400m freestyle world document which she misplaced to Ariarne Titmus earlier this yr. Nonetheless, with Titmus not taking part within the championships the sphere is obvious for Ledecky as soon as once more.
Whereas the 200m butterfly is Milak’s bounty occasion, he’s simply as deadly within the 100m fly. – Getty Photographs
The Hungarian swimmer shall be seeking to smash world data in entrance of his residence crowd this month. He at present holds the world and the Olympic document for his pet occasion the 200m fly. He broke Michael Phelps’ world document on the 2019 FINA world championships clocking 1:50.73. Whereas the 200m fly is his bounty occasion he’s simply as deadly within the 100m fly, giving Caeleb Dressel a run for his cash at Tokyo 2020, ending an in depth second.
Kaylee McKeown is a triple Olympic gold medallist from Australia. – Getty Photographs
Kaylee McKeown is a triple Olympic gold medallist from Australia. Her profitable performances got here within the 100m, 200m backstroke in addition to the 4×100 meter medley occasions on the Tokay 2020 video games.
McKeown, has an Olympic document on the 100-meter backstroke clocking 57.47 seconds. Nonetheless, this star will face a tricky subject on the Budapest championships as she swims in opposition to Regan Smith and Kylie Masse, the one different girls to have breached the 58 second barrier.
Sarah Sjostrom holds a number of world data within the 50 and 100-meter freestyle and butterfly occasions. – Getty Photographs
This six-feet Swedish swimmer stands tall over her competitors in additional methods than one. She is a pressure to reckon with within the butterfly occasions. She holds a number of world data within the 50 and 100-meter freestyle and butterfly occasions. She additionally swims each the short-course and the long-course occasions in each classes unleashing excellent performances in each. Aside from this, Sjostrom grew to become the primary feminine Swedish Olympic gold medallist at Rio 2016 .
Compiled by Divyakriti Singh