Kyle Chalmers delivered a superhuman effort to guide the Australian males’s 4x100m medley relay staff to a outstanding comeback and end tied for first in a world report time on the world shortcourse swimming championships.
Chalmers entered the water in third place however placed on a masterclass to the touch the wall on the an identical time because the American staff. Each foursomes shared the gold medal in a brand new report time 3:18.98.
It was Australia’s thirteenth gold medal of the championships, a brand new report.
Chalmers’ ridiculous cut up time of 44.63sec was the quickest relay cut up of all time.
It was Chalmers’ third gold of this week’s competitors and took his tally to seven medals in all – a brand new report for an Australian on the shortcourse championships.
Emma McKeon hit the magical seventh medal mark earlier on Sunday evening when she notched a silver with the ladies’s 4x100m medley relay squad.
No Australian had received greater than six medals at a brief course world championships earlier than.
It adopted a shocking efficiency from Kaylee McKeown within the girls’s 200m backstroke, with the 21-year-old making historical past as the primary Australian lady to carry the Olympic, Commonwealth Video games, shortcourse and longcourse titles for a similar occasion on the similar time.
Her magnificent effort in Melbourne adopted victory on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham, and the 2022 Budapest longcourse world championships.
Solely Grant Hackett (1998-2002) managed the identical feat by an Australian, together with his dominance of the 1500m freestyle occasion.
McKeown was, nevertheless, disillusioned to complete simply 0.36s behind her personal world report from 2020.
She would again up lower than an hour later within the relay as the ladies’s 4x100m medley staff sealed silver – including to McKeown’s already unimaginable haul from the event.
She had already claimed three gold medals (girls’s 100m, 200m backstroke and girls’s 4x50m medley relay) and one bronze (girls’s 200m medley) in a beautiful week in Melbourne.
Initially printed as Kyle Chalmers pulls off ‘absurd’ comeback in world report lifeless warmth