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United States Takes Commanding Lead at 2024 World Aquatic Championships

ByEditor

Feb 12, 2024
USA Achieves Two Gold Medals and Five Total Medals Leading the Way

The 2024 World Aquatic Championships witnessed the United States rise to the top of the medal standings after securing two golds on night two. Kate Douglass earned gold in the women’s 200 IM, while Nic Fink won the men’s 100 breast gold. This brought the US total to five medals. Claire Curzan and Michael Andrew also contributed to the US medal count by picking up two silver medals.

Meanwhile, Germany secured their first gold medal and their first women’s world title in 15 years as Angelina Kohler won the women’s 100 fly. Portugal also made history with Diogo Ribeiro becoming the country’s first World Champion by winning the men’s 50 butterfly.

As of now, Australia is leading the medal table with a total of five gold medals and nine overall after two nights of competition. They are aiming for their first gold on night three after falling short so far.

The medal standings at the end of night two were as follows:

– USA: 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze, 5 total

– Germany: 1 gold, 0 silver, 2 bronze, 3 total

– South Korea: 1 gold,

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