2020 TOKYO SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES
- When: Pool swimming: Saturday, July 24 – Sunday, August 1, 2021
- Open Water swimming: Wednesday, August 4 – Thursday, August 5, 2021
- Where: Olympic Aquatics Centre / Tokyo, Japan
- Heats: 7 PM / Semifinals & Finals: 10:30 AM (Local time)
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Brazil’s Fernando Scheffer broke the Brazilian and South American Records in the 200 freestyle with a 1:44.66 in the final of the men’s 200 freestyle in Tokyo, placing 3rd behind gold medalist Tom Dean and runner-up Duncan Scott, both representing Great Britain.
Scheffer split 24.24/26.01/27.03/27.38, turning in the 2nd position at both the 100- and 150-meter marks. Scheffer’s effort Monday night takes the prior record down by 0.39, set by Scheffer at these Games in 1:45.05 during the prelims. In prelims, Scheffer split 24.76/26.49/26.78/27.02. Though he wasn’t as fast on the back half in finals, he was out a full second faster and managed to hang on, getting to the wall 0.02 ahead of Romania’s David Popovici who finished 4th in 1:44.68.
|Scheffer Finals||Scheffer Prelims|
|27.03 (50.25)||26.78 (51.25)|