What you need to know: Budapest 2022

What you need to know about

19th FINA World Swimming Championships

by Bruno Moreno

Team GB: 

Duncan Scott is the biggest absence from the FINA World Swimming Championships due to COVID-19 reasons. Team GB did not expect this situation: to have both Adam Peaty Duncan Scott out of Worlds. Great Britain are the current World Champions in the men’s 4×100 medley relay (Luke Greenbank,, James Guy, Adam Peaty and Duncan Scott in 2019). 

This year the team will only count with backstroke specialist and Olympic Medalist, Greenbank and World Champion, Guy.


Michael Andrew:

During the first day of the 19th FINA World Swimming Championships he qualified to the semifinal of both men’s 50 butterfly and 100 meter breaststroke. He is favorite to medal in both events. What are your predictions? 

Dylan Carter: 

In a time of 22.87 Dylan Carter broke his own national record and will be the number one seed heading into the semifinals. Dressel, Ceccon and Andrew were the only other 3 swimmers under 23 seconds. 

Team Mexico: 

Maria Matta Cocco finished in 17th place in the women’s 100 meter butterfly, only 1 spot away from making the semifinals cut. During the first day of prelims, she was the best Mexican in the pool. 

Men’s 400 IM: 

Marchand (FRA) and Foster (USA) qualified as the main favorites for tonight’s final. Chase Kalisz, 2020 Olympic Champion, will try to become World Champion again and defeat the young stars.

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Last update: June, 2022

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Written by:

Bruno M

Professional Sports Analyst and Journalist

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