2018 FINA World Swimming Championships set for Hangzhou and total 35 talented swimmers send USA Swimming for World Short Course Championships.

Event 

2018 FINA World Swimming Championships (World Short Course Championships) is international swimming competition.

 

Host: The China Swimming Association and the City of Hangzhou


Place

2018 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) or "Short Course Worlds" will held for December 11–16, 2018 in Hangzhou, China.


Date


• 11 December 2018: Opening Ceremony

• 11 –16 December 2018: Competition

• 16 December 2018: Closing Ceremony

 

 

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Competition Schedule

The championships will be Continued 6 days. The heats in the morning sessions and the semi-finals and finals in the evening session. Ten (10) paths of the opposition pool will be utilized for the morning warms, while semi-finals and finals will be swum utilizing eight (8) paths.


• Throughout the morning sessions will begin at 09:30 AM (CST – China Standard Time, UTC 8).

• The evening sessions consistently with the exception of Sunday,16th of December, will begin at 19:00 (CST).

• On Sunday, sixteenth December, the night sessions will start at 18:00 (CST).

 

Prize Money : Prize Money pool The total prize money for the 14th FINA World Swimming Championships (25) - Hangzhou 2018 is 1,173,000 US dollars. The Best individual events swimmers ranked prize fixed $867 000 and In relay events $306 000 fixed for the best ranked relay teams. This speaks to a 20% expansion on the prize pool from the last Championships in 2016. The prize cash will be similarly disseminated to people for both individual competitors and transfer groups from first place to eighth place.


• 1st place: US$ 8’000.-

• 2nd place: US$ 6’000.-

• 3rd place: US$ 4’000.-

• 4th place: US$ 2’500.-

• 5th place: US$ 2’000.-

• 6th place: US$ 1’500.-

• 7th place: US$ 1’000.-

• 8th place: US$ 500.-


World Short Course Championships Qualifying Times


Men:


• Chad le Clos - 100m freestyle (46.45), 50m butterfly (22.57)

• Cameron van der Burgh - 100m breaststroke (57.63), 50m breaststroke (26.47)

• Zane Waddell - 100m freestyle (47.54), 50m backstroke (23.55), 50m freestyle (21.65)

• Ryan Coetzee - 50m butterfly - (22.99), 100m butterfly (50.97)

• Brad Tandy - 50m butterfly - (23.12), 50m freestyle (), 50m breastroke (26.66)

• Ayrton Sweeney - 200m breaststroke (2:06.81), 400m IM (4:09.60)

• Douglas Erasmus - 50m freestyle (21.63)


Women:


• Tatjana Schoenmaker - 200m breaststroke - 2:18.93, 100m breaststroke (1:05.12), 50m breaststroke (30.39)

• Emily Visagie - 200m breaststroke (2:23.03)

• Erin Gallagher - 100m freestyle (53.34), 50m butterfly (26.07), 100m IM (1:01.00), 50m freestyle (24.46)

• Rebecca Meder - 200m IM (2:12.35), 400m IM (4:38.14)


USA Swimming announced that the 5 captains lead the team for 2018 FINA World Short Course Championships.Women’s teams leater Leah Smith, Kelsi Dahlia and Madison Kennedy are selected and Matt Grevers, Ryan Murphy are selected for men’s teams.total 35 talented swimmers send USA Swimming for World Short Course Championships.In 2016 Kelsi Dahlia was a captain for World Short Course Championships team, Windsor, Ontario and 2017 Grevers was a captain for World Short Course Championships team in Budapest.

 

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