Just as it happened in 2019, the American women swam quicker than the former world record in the 4×200 free relay but wound up with a silver medal.
At 27 years of age, Finnish swimmer Matti Mattsson notched a new national record en route to taking 200m breast Olympic bronze.
We talk about most of the big races that have happened so far and specifically Australia’s golden moments form the last 5 days
World record-holders Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel lead events into today’s prelims session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, while Kaylee McKeown chases at WR.
Yet again, so much emotion and excitement in one session! Here are some of my favorites from the morning of tears and cheers.
Does Caeleb Dressel swim a 100 fly/50 free/mixed medley relay triple? Which of Kaylee McKeown, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell double up for Australia?
Katinka Hosszu, the Rio 2016 Olympic silver medalist in the 200 backstroke, was 20th in prelims and will miss the semifinals.
American Caeleb Dressel picked up his 2nd gold medal of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a win in the marquee race of the meet.
After qualifying second into the women’s 800 FR Olympic final, Katie Grimes has passed Janet Evans as the No. 2 US 15-16 performer all-time.
There were some of the closest races we’ve seen this Games on Day 5, topped by the men’s 100 free, 800 free, and women’s 4×200 free relay
Regan Smith put up the fifth-fastest 100 backstroke swim of all-time with a 57.64, though it won’t official count for records or rankings.
Adam Peaty registered the third-fastest 100 breaststroke split of all-time as Great Britain lowered its European Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.