Budapest - The
swimming section of the world aquatic championships finished on Sunday.
A look back at the eight-day event in numbers:
The number of gold medals Caeleb Dressel of the USA won in
Budapest, equalling Michael Phelps' record set at the 2007 world
championships in Melbourne. Dressel's haul includes three individual
titles in the 50m, 100m freestyle and 100m butterfly, plus relay golds
in the 4x100m freestyle, 4x100m mixed freestyle, 4x100m mixed medley and
The number of minutes it took for Dressel to win
three world gold medals on Saturday night. He won the men's 50 freestyle
and 100m butterfly finals in quick succession, then helped the USA
quartet in the mixed 4x100m freestyle relay. No swimmer had ever won three golds in one session before at a world championships.
The age of Bahraini teenager Ritaj Amin, the youngest
swimmer at these championships, who raced in the women's 50m freestyle
and butterfly heats.
The amount of world gold medals Katie Ledecky of
the USA has in her collection. The 20-year-old won five in Budapest
after winning four at Barcelona in 2013 and five in Kazan two years ago.
The number of individual world records which fell at
the Budapest championships. Britain's Adam Peaty, who broke the men's
50m breaststroke twice, and Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom, who broke the
women's 50m and 100m freestyle records, took two apiece. Lilly King of
the USA broke the women's 100m breaststroke record, while Canada's Kylie
Masse bettered the women's 100m backstroke time.
The margin of defeat in seconds which cost
China's Fu Yuanhui gold in the women's 50m backstroke final behind
Brazil's Etiene Medeiros
The number of years since teenage refugee swimmer
Yusra Mardini slept rough for a week in a Budapest train station,
temporarily stranded on her journey from Syria to Germany. Last week the
19-year-old Syrian returned to the Hungarian capital in different
circumstances: to compete in the 100m butterfly and 200m freestyle