Articles by Nick Pecoraro

Relay Lineups: Efimova/King Confirmed Breaststroke Medley Relay Prelims Legs

After their younger teammates out-swam them, veterans Yulia Efimova (ROC) and Lilly King (USA) have been put on the BR prelims spots for the 400 medley relay.

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Tokyo Rapid-Fire: Day 5 Swimming Headlines

Last night there were 5 finals and 4 semifinals, which lasted 3.5 hours. A lot happened. Check out the biggest swimming headlines from day 5 here for more.

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Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 5: Schoenmaker/Corbett Qualify Into 200 BR OLY Final

RSA’s Tatjana Schoenmaker and Kaylene Corbett qualified top 4 into the women’s 200 breast final. The last RSA OLY champ in the pool was in Atlanta 1996.

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Kevin Houseman Swims 59.79 in 100 BR, Now U.S. #14 All-Time Performer

Kevin Houseman swam 59.79 in the 100 breast LCM to become the No. 14 U.S. performer all-time. He also ranks 7th in the nation this season.

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WATCH: Dressel Ties 100 FL Olympic Record, White/Bacon Go 1-2 in 200 BK Heat

Watch Caeleb Dressel tie another OLY record, this time in the 1FL, during Tokyo 2020 day 6 prelims and Rhyan White/Phoebe bacon go 1-2 in their 2BK heat.

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Katie Grimes Passes Janet Evans for No. 2 All-Time US 15-16 Performer in 800 FR

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.

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Tokyo Rapid-Fire: Day 4 Swimming Headlines

Didn’t have time to watch day four finals last night live or today before day five? Read on for the biggest swimming headlines from day four of Tokyo 2020.

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Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 4: Chad le Clos Misses Olympic 200 Fly Podium Again

South African Chad le Clos, the London 2012 Olympic 200 fly champion, placed outside of the event podium for the second Olympics in a row.

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Kozan, Han, Jett Among Top Names to Watch At 2021 Santa Clarita Futures

Wave II Trials finalist Justina Kozan highlights 2021 Santa Clarita Futures along with 13-yr-old prodigy Kayla Han and versatile Gabriel Jett of Clovis.

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WATCH: Michael Andrew, Lilly King, US W 800 FR Relay Win Olympic Prelims Heats

During day 5 prelims, Lilly King (200 breast), Michael Andrew (200 IM), and the US women’s 800 free relay (Sims, Madden, McLaughlin, Forde) won their heats.

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WATCH: Tokyo 2020 Day 4 Finals Race Videos From NBC and Eurosport

Watch Ledecky and Sullivan go 1-2 for the USA in the women’s 1500 free final, Team GBR win their 1st men’s 800 free relay Olympic title, and more from day 5.

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Sarah Kohler Wins 1st OLY Pool Swimming Medal for Germany Since 2008 in 1500 FR

Germany’s Sarah Kohler became the first Olympic bronze medalist in the women’s 1500 free, now the No. 7 performer all-time at 15:42.91.

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Tokyo Relay Speculations: Are King & Efimova Off Their Medley Relays?

Teens USA’s Jacoby and ROC’s Chikunova bested their veteran teammates King and Efimova in the 1BR final. But will the experienced vets keep their relay spots?

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Tokyo 2020, North America Day 3: Jacoby Defeats King, USA Earns 3 Bronzes

As Lydia Jacoby upset Lilly King in the women’s 100 BR final, the USA earned 3 bronzes thanks to the 100 Bk efforts of Ryan Murphy and Regan Smith.

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Tokyo Rapid-Fire: Day 3 Swimming Headlines

Last night was full of historical finishes and upsets across 4 finals and 3 semifinals. Check out the biggest swimming headlines from day 3 of Tokyo 2020.

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