Swimming competitions continued on day 11 with Olympic champions Katinka Hosszu and Adam Peaty winning their finals. Canada's Margaret MacNeil pull an upset to win gold while Caleb Dressel broke the jink to win Americans first gold in men's 50m butterfly.
The high diving events also began, while in the water polo, the women's semi-final lineups were decided. As the American ladies mark their 50th consecutive wins.
Day 11 Events
Water Polo : Women's Quarter-finals
>USA vs Greece
>Spain vs Netherlands
>Hungary vs Italy
Swimming preliminary Rounds
*Women's 100m Backstroke
*Men's 100m Backstroke
*Women's 100m Breaststroke
*Men's 200m Freestyle
*Women's 1500m Freestyle
>Men's 100m Backstroke Semi-final
>Women's 100m Breaststroke Semi-final
>Women's 100m Backstroke Semi-final
>Men's 200m Freestyle Semi-final
✓Women's 100m Butterfly Final
✓Men's 50m Butterfly Final
✓Men's 100m Breaststroke Final
✓Women's 200m IM Final
Men's 100m Breaststroke Final:
Gold🥇: Great Britain🇬🇧 (Adam Peaty)
Silver🥈: Great Britain🇬🇧 (James Willy)
Bronze🥉: China 🇨🇳 (Yan Zibei)
Adam Peaty won his third world title in this event in a time of 57.14 but he was unable to break his record time of 56.88 at the Semi-finals as he just fade slightly at the end.
James Willy finished 2nd, in 58.63 while China's Yan Zibei wins bronze in 58.63 a new Asian record.
Women's 200m IM Final:
Gold🥇: Hungary🇭🇺 (Katinka Hosszu)
Silver🥈: China 🇨🇳 (Ye Shiwen)
Bronze🥉: Canada 🇨🇦 (Sydney Pikrem)
World and Olympic Champion Katinka Hosszu defends her Women's 200m IM title in a time of 2:07.53 to become the first woman that have won this event Four(4) times.
Men's 50m Butterfly Final:
Gold🥇: USA🇺🇸 (Caleb Dressel)
Silver🥈: Russia 🇷🇺 (Oleg Kostin)
Bronze🥉: Brazil 🇧🇷 (Nicholas Santos)
Caleb Dressel became the first American to win gold in the 50m Butterfly at the world championship in his Championship record of 22.35.
Defending champion Ben Proud and World Champion Andriy Govorou missed from the podium.
39 year old Brazilian Nicholas Santos finish third.
Women's 100m Butterfly Final:
Gold🥇: Canada 🇨🇦 (Margaret MacNeil)
Silver🥈: USA🇺🇸 (Sarah Sjostrom)
Bronze🥉: Australia🇦🇺 (Emma McKeon)
Sarah Sjostrom, the defending World and Olympic Champion in the 100m butterfly was again in the final after winning this event a record of four (4) times but Canada's swimmer Margaret MacNeil pip the world title from the American in a time of 55.85, while a new Americans record was set by silver🥈 medalist Sjostrom in a time of 56.22 and Australia's Emma McKeon won bronze🥉 in 56.61.
Water Polo : Women's Quarter-finals Results.
USA 15 - 5 Greece
It was a record win for the United States as they hit their 50th consecutive wins in women’s water polo. The longest streak in Olympic era.
The USA Women will battle Australia at the Semi-finals.
Spain 12-8 Netherlands
Spain join USA and Australia at the semi-finals after beating Netherlands 12–8 in an all European quarter-finals. In the match Spain dominated 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th sessions.
Spain will play Hungary at the Semi-finals.
Hungary 7-6 Italy
It was a dramatic quarter finals but the Italian ladies have theirselves to blame after a 6-6 scoreline at the 3rd session.
Did you know?
For the first time at a World Championships, video replay is in use in water polo in the form of Video Assistant Referees (VAR), just as in football and various other sports.
The VAR officials can make use of screens to rule on goals, as well as violent play.
It was one of a number of law changes in the sport brought in just this year.
Records Set On Day 11
Caeleb Dressel became the first man in U.S. history to win the world title in the 50m butterfly.
Canadian Olympic bronze medallist Kylie Massie sets the fastest Women's 100m backstroke qualifying time in 58.91 seconds.
Katinka Hosszu of Hungary enhance her own record yesterday as she became qethe only woman to have won the Women's 200m IM in this event Four times.
The USA women's polo team are the Olympic champions and had a run of 50 consecutive wins after defeating Greece 15-5 at the quarter finals. The longest streak in Olympic era of women’s water polo.
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