The Australian breaststroker was on fire in the final and was a major player in the nation’s gold medal swim of 3:51.60.
Kylie Masse will join the top-seeded Canadian medley relay in finals, giving them a big backstroke boost as they try to hold off the U.S. and Australia.
China’s Xu Jiayu’s backstroke lead-off helped continue the nation’s medal-winning presence across relays, snagging silver as a member of the mixed medley.
Two Chinese teammates, including Zhang Yufei, tied for 8th in the women’s 50m free but it appears Zhang gave up her swim-off spot.
New cases of COVID-19 are spiking around the country as the Olympics approach week 2, but especially in the primary Olympic host city of Tokyo.
Wang Shun of China and Siobhan Haughey of Hong Kong got it done for Asia on day six of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Siobhan Haughey has withdrawn from her final event of the Tokyo Olympics with a hip injury. She’ll leave Tokyo with a pair of silver medals.
We saw #3, #2, and #1 all-time performance =s in 3 different individual events on Day 6, plus we ask the question: What is USA doing in the mixed medley?
2016 Olympic bronze medalist Wang Shun returned in Tokyo to take gold in the 200 IM with a 1:55.00, taking out Kosuke Hagino’s Asian record.
Haughey wins Hong Kong’s second medal in Olympic swimming history after claiming silver in the women’s 200 freestyle a few days ago.
China’s Zhang Yufei earned double gold on day 5 of the 2020 Olympic Games, topping the 200m fly and women’s 4x200m free relay podiums.
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
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