FINA Aquatics World Championships

July 30, 2017 - 11:26 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Steve LoBue capitalized on a mistake from Gary Hunt in the last round to win gold for the United States in men's high diving at the world championships on Sunday. Diving from a 27-meter platform into a temporary pool on the Danube river, Hunt was leading going into the...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming. After pulling off an unprecedented Triple Crown at swimming's world championships, it's time to take on the legacy of Michael Phelps. The 20-year-old Dressel established himself as America's newest star of the pool Saturday,...
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United States' gold medal winner Caeleb Remel Dressel listens to the national anthem during the ceremony for the men's 50-meter freestyle final the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 2:00 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel has become the first swimmer to win three gold medals on a single night at the world championships. America's newest star turned in a stunning performance, racing three times over the course of about two hours — and winning every time. He started with a...
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United States' Katie Ledecky competes when winning the gold in the women's 800-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 29, 2017 - 1:41 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky made it five gold medals in her final event of the world championships, cruising to victory in the 800-meter freestyle Saturday. Ledecky wasn't seriously challenged but finished far off her world record with a time of 8 minutes, 12.68 seconds. She won gold at...
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July 29, 2017 - 1:37 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — American Caeleb Dressel becomes 1st swimmer to win 3 gold medals in one night at the world championships.
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 12:39 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel is America's newest swimming star, winning both the 50-meter freestyle and 100 butterfly on what could be a historic night at the world championships. Dressel earned his fourth and fifth gold medals of the meet Saturday. He could make it six in the final...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 12:16 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel is making it clear he's the fastest sprinter in the world, winning the 50-meter freestyle at swimming's world championships Saturday. Dressel completed a 50-100 freestyle sweep in Budapest with a furious dash from one end of the pool to the other. He touched...
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United States' Simone Manuel celebrates on the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 28, 2017 - 2:49 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships. The 20-year-old Texan backed up her historic victory in Rio de Janeiro by rallying to beat Sweden's world-record holder Sarah Sjostrom in the 100-meter...
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United States' Simone Manuel, bottom, wins the women's 100-meter freestyle final ahead of Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom, top, during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 28, 2017 - 1:33 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships. The 20-year-old Texan backed up her historic victory in Rio de Janeiro by rallying to beat Sweden's world-record holder Sarah Sjostrom in the 100-meter...
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United States' Simone Manuel cover her face after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 28, 2017 - 1:14 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Simone Manuel backed up her historic victory at the Olympics with a world championship in the 100-meter freestyle on Friday. Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom jumped out to a quick lead and was under her own world-record pace when she made the flip, with Manuel in third. But the 20-...
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