WJR Victories For Girev, Smith & Hintze; Titles For Gonzalez, Large & Pignatiello

Johannes Hintze - of Germany - made his Olympic debut at Rio 2016 - by Patrick B. Kraemer

World-junior record wins for Ivan Girev, of Russia, Regan Smith, of the USA, and Johannes Hintze, of Germany, highlighted the second days of action at the global youth gathering in Indianapolis. Almost every final produced a new standard, including championship marks – and while much of that belongs to the book of FINA context, not reality, there can be no question that the junior ranks are stacked high with very fast swimming.

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World-junior record wins for Ivan Girev, of Russia, Regan Smith, of the USA, and Johannes Hintze, of Germany, highlighted the second days of action at the global youth gathering in Indianapolis. Almost every final produced a new standard, including championship marks – and while much of that belongs to the book of FINA context, not reality, there can be no question that the junior ranks are stacked high with very fast swimming.

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