Katie Ledecky still didn’t have a day to dream of in Tokyo, but she got her first gold medal of these Olympic Games out of the way.
Lee Juho notched a band new Koren record of 1:56.77 in the 200 back prelims to qualify 4th overall into the semi-finals.
19-year-old Tomoru Honda of Japan couldn’t contain his big smile after snagging silver in the men’s 200m fly in Tokyo on day 4.
Yui Ohashi has become the latest woman to pull off a seemingly IM-specific feat by winning 2 Olympic gold medals in the same discipline.
It was a perfectly executed race for Great Britain, who had 3 of the 6 fastest splits of the field to win their first gold in this event since 1904
Erika Brown won a swim-off over China’s Wu Qingfeng to claim first alternate status in the women’s 100 free semi-finals.
Siobhan Haughey broke the Asian Records in the women’s 100 free on Day 5 Prelims of the Tokyo Olympics. This come hours after she won silver in the 200 free.
Despite finding herself in an early deficit, Ariarne Titmus was the only swimmer to split sub-29 on the last two 50s en route to winning the women’s 200 free.
Siobhan Haughey won Hong Kong’s first-ever Olympic medal in swimming Wednesday morning in Tokyo, touching the wall 2nd in 1:53.92, a new Asian Record.
18-year-old Hwang Sunwoo of Korea scorched a lifetime best in the men’s 100m free en route to clocking a new Asian Record.
After Kazakhstan’s Vitaly Khudyakov appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, FINA acquiesced and granted a 26th qualification spot for the Olympics.
Out of the 400m IM final, out of the 200m fly final, Japan’s Daiya Seto looks to the 200 IM to finally make his mark here in Tokyo.
The 18-year-old becomes the first South Korean to break 48 seconds in the men’s 100 freestyle.
South African Chad Le Clos finished 16th in the men’s 200 butterfly prelims, escaping an unceremonious elimination by less than a tenth of a second.
Jianjiahe was only about 6 seconds slower than newly minted Olympic record holder Katie Ledecky during the first-ever women’s Olympic 1500 free prelims.