SwimSwam’s Top 10 Races of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

For the last day of the 2020 Olympic Games, we brought you our Top 10 swims from Tokyo, Top 5 for men and Top 5 for women


Japan Closes #Tokyo2020 Swimming With Men’s 400 Medley Relay Asian Record

The Japanese men’s 400 medley relay of Irie, Mura, Mizunuma, and Nakamura took down the Asian record by 0.08s, despite placing 6th in the Olympic final.

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Tokyo Relay Splits: Chelsea Hodges Brings The Heat With 1:05.57 Breast Leg

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.


Women’s 400 Medley Relay Final: Big Changes and Momentum in Play on Sunday

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.


Tokyo 2020, Asia Recap Day 7: China Snags Mixed Relay Silver

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.

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Zhang Yufei Opts Out Of 50 Free Swim-Off For Finals Slot

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.


Japan Sees Two Straight Days of Record Coronavirus Cases as Olympics Continue

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.


Tokyo 2020, Asia Recap Day 6: Wang Shun Gets On The Board

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.

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Siobhan Haughey Withdraws from 50 Free Semis with Hip Injury

Siobhan Haughey has withdrawn from her final event of the Tokyo Olympics with a hip injury.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.


SwimSwam’s Top 5 Swims of the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games: Day 6

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?


Wang Shun Scorches 1:55.00 200 IM For Olympic Gold, #3 Performer All-Time

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.


Siobhan Haughey Hits Third Straight Asian 100 Free Record, Wins Olympic Silver

Haughey wins Hong Kong’s second medal in Olympic swimming history after claiming silver in the women’s 200 freestyle a few days ago.

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Tokyo 2020, Asia Recap Day 5: Zhang Yufei Pulls Brutal Double

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.


SwimSwam’s Top 5 Swims of the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games: Day 5

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


Chinese Women Earn 4×200 Freestyle Victory In World Record Fashion

The Chinese women accomplished a massive upset in the women’s 4×200 free, snagging an Olympic gold medal as well as a new world record.