Sun & Ledecky Lead Way; New High For Hosszu

Hungarian Katinka Hosszu [Photo: Aniko Kovacs]

Elbows have been much mentioned this week at the 15th FINA World Championships but until this morning talk was all about the scraps in open water. Enter Sun Yang (CHN) and the high elbow of an Olympic champion who looks unassailable as he approached the 400m freestyle final; triumph for Katie Ledecky in the same event four women would make her the first American since Janet Evans at Perth 1991 and at 4:03.05, 6th best all-time in textile, this morning, it is game on for a challenge to Olympic champion Camille Muffat

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Elbows have been much mentioned this week at the 15th FINA World Championships but until this morning talk was all about the scraps in open water. Enter Sun Yang (CHN) and the high elbow of an Olympic champion who looks unassailable as he approached the 400m freestyle final; triumph for Katie Ledecky in the same event four women would make her the first American since Janet Evans at Perth 1991 and at 4:03.05, 6th best all-time in textile, this morning, it is game on for a challenge to Olympic champion Camille Muffat

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