Swimming worlds packs star power, intrigue despite absences


              FILE - Katinka Hosszu of Hungary swims in a heat during the women's 200-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The world swimming championships start in Budapest on Saturday June 18, 2022. Three-time Olympic champion Hosszu will be competing in her eighth worlds and it could be her last. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)
            
              FILE - Kathleen Ledecky, of United States, poses after winning the gold medal in the women's 800-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The world swimming championships start in Budapest on Saturday June 18, 2022, where Katie Ledecky will hope to reclaim her world record in the 400 freestyle. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
            
              FILE - Caeleb Dressel, of the United States, celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 50-meter freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The world swimming championships start in Budapest on Saturday June 18, 2022, where Caeleb Dressel is going for his third consecutive world titles in the 50, 100 free and 100 butterfly. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
            
              FILE - Kristof Milak, of Hungary, swims in a men's 100-meter butterfly semifinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, July 30, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The world swimming championships start in Budapest on Saturday June 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
Swimming worlds packs star power, intrigue despite absences