McEvoy fourth as Dressel sets gold standard
AUSTRALIA’S prized 100m freestyle sprinters no longer hold the international ascendancy after 21-year-old American Caeleb Dressel dominated the event’s final at the world championships in Budapest.
Australian contender Cameron McEvoy missed the medals by 0.03 sec, finishing fourth, as Dressel (47.17sec) swam the fastest time to win a major championship since the supersuit era finished in 2009.
Dressel came into the event as the favourite after lighting up the pool on the opening night with a relay lead-off…
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