Elendt, Kibler advance to finals at FINA World Championships


BUDAPEST, Hungary – Texas Swimming’s Anna Elendt and Drew Kibler every certified for the finals on the FINA World Championships on Sunday on the Danube Enviornment. Elendt will compete within the ladies’s 100-meter breaststroke last and Kibler within the males’s 200-meter freestyle last on Monday.

Elendt registered the quickest 100m breaststroke within the semis at 1:05.62, four-hundredths of a second shy of her German nationwide report of 1:05.58. In third place on the flip of her semifinal, she surged forward of China’s Tang Qianting and Lithuania’s Ruta Meilutyte over the ultimate 50 meters for the victory and clinched the highest seed in tomorrow’s last. The native of Dreieich, Germany took third throughout her morning session warmth with a time of 1:06.54.

Kibler completed third in his 200m freestyle semifinal warmth with the sixth-fastest time within the spherical at 1:45.54. A local of Carmel, Indiana, Kibler positioned fifth in his morning session warmth with a time of 1:46.13.

The FINA World Championships resume on Monday with the morning session getting underway at 2 a.m. CT and the night session at 11 a.m. CT. The morning session will likely be streamed on fina.org and the night session might be considered on the Olympic Channel and Peacock.

Longhorns Scheduled to Compete on Monday, June 20

Males’s 50m Breaststroke – Caspar Corbeau

Warmth 7 – Monday, June 20, 2:10 a.m. CT

Semifinals – Monday, June 20, 11:34 a.m. CT

Males’s 200m Freestyle – Drew Kibler

Ultimate – Monday, June 20, 11:02 a.m. CT

Ladies’s 100m Breast – Anna Elendt

Ultimate – Monday, June 20, 12:48 p.m. CT


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