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FINA Aquatics 2017, 11th day – Katinka Hosszú wins Hungary’s first gold, further medals for Great Britain and Sweden

FINA Aquatics 2017, 11th day – Katinka Hosszú wins Hungary’s first gold, further medals for Great Britain and Sweden

Adam Peaty of Britain triumphed in the men’s 100-metre breaststroke in the 17th World Aquatics Championships in Budapest on Monday, winning his third world championships in a row. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden triumphed in the women’s 100-metre butterfly event, winning her third world championships in a row. Benjamin Proud of Britain won the men’s 50-metre butterfly event, but the swimming highlight of the day was Katinka Hosszú winning the women’s 200-metre medley event, which is her third world championships in a row.

Men’s 100 m breaststroke:

1. Adam Peaty (GBR) 57.47 sec

2. Kevin Cordes (USA) 58.79

3. Kirill Prigoda (RUS) 59.05

The medallists – Photo: MTI

Women’s 100 m butterfly:

1. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE) 55:53 sec

2. Emma McKeon (AUS) 56.18

3. Kelsi Worrell (USA) 56.37

The medallists – Photo: MTI

Men’s 50 m butterfly:

1. Benjamin Proud (GBR) 22.75 sec

2. Nicholas Santos (BRA) 22.79

3. Andrii Govorov (UKR) 22.84

The medallists – Photo: MTI

Women’s 200 m medley:

1. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) 2:07.00 sec

2. Yui Ohashi (JPN) 2:07.91

3. Madisyn Cox (USA) 2:09.71

The medallists – Photo: MTI

Women’s 100 m backstroke:

Hungarian swimmer Katinka Hosszú qualified with the second fastest time for the 100 m backstroke semifinals, but withdrew from the race to focus on the 200 m medley final to be held on Monday evening.
Hosszú swam in the fifth heat in the preliminaries, coming in first with a time of 58.80 seconds, 4 tenths off from her own national record achieved at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Women’s water polo match played for 15th place:

Kazakhstan – South Africa 6:4 (2:1, 2:0, 0:1, 2:0)

Kazakhstan vs. South Africa – Photo: MTI

Women’s water polo match played for 13th place:

Japan – Brazil 11:9 (2:2, 6:2, 1:2, 2:3)

Japan vs. Brazil – Photo: MTI

Women’s water polo classification matches:

Netherlands – New Zealand 19:4 (5:1, 6:1, 3:1, 5:1)

Netherlands vs. New Zealand – Photo: MTI

China – France 13:5 (3:2, 3:2, 4:1, 3:0)

China vs. France – Photo: MTI

Women’s water polo quarterfinal matches:

Italy – Russia 9:8 (3:0, 1:4, 3:3, 2:1)

Italy vs. Russia – Photo: MTI

United States – Australia 7:5 (0:0, 3:0, 2:2, 2:3)

United States vs. Australia – Photo: MTI

Canada – Hungary 6:4 (1:0, 3:4, 1:0, 1:0)

Canada vs. Hungary – Photo: MTI

Spain – Greece 14:12 (2:3, 2:2, 2:2, 4:3 – penalties: 4:2)

Spain vs. Greece – Photo: MTI

The semi-finals will take place on Wednesday.

Featured image: MTI

Source: MTI/FINA

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