Previews & Recaps
If you’re into more than just the numbers, here’s a narrative-style rundown of the most electric moments of the Tokyo Olympic Games as they happened.
Caeleb Dressel was one of the history-makers at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, joining rarefied air with five gold medals.
SwimSwam’s official selections ended up placing tied for 24th in the Olympic Pick ’em Contest, while editor-in-chief Braden Keith tied for fourth.
The USA totaled 113 medals, 39 of of which were Gold, 41 Silver, and 33 Bronze.
With the win, Serbia has won their 5th Olympic men’s water polo medal, and their 2nd consecutive Gold.
Smith takes us through his first Olympic experience, including the historic 400 IM prelims and finals, which saw surprising twists in both
Baumann’s leadership in sport is covered here, an unpacking of the run-up to Swimming Australia’s success at the 2020 Olympic Games
Campbell speaks on her experience at the Olympics and how she managed her injuries with the extra year provided by COVID-19 in the lead-up to the Games.
4-time Olympic medalist Summer Sanders unpacks the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, putting her Swim Nerd cap on regarding key races.
Among other topics, We discuss Seebohm’s 4th Olympic experience, where, at age 29, she was actually putting more of an emphasis on the 200 back
Take a look at the first-time Olympians and Paralympians who got tattoos of the Olympic rings and Paralympic agitos after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Annie Lazor, Lilly King and Kaylene Corbett (not pictured) hugged 200 breaststroke winner Tatjana Schoenmaker, leading to a Tokyo Fair Play Awards nomination.
Caeleb Dressel did not disappoint as he won five gold medals and set two world records at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
More than half of times swam in Tokyo 2020 were faster than Beijing 2008, which featured full-body polyurethane super-suits.
Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon are the most decorated athletes at the Tokyo Olympic Games. Dressel earned 5 golds and McKeon earned 4 golds and 3 bronzes.