Asia

Hwang Sunwoo Continues Standout Olympics With 47.56 100 Free 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.

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FINA Grants Additional Open Water Marathon Swim Qualifying Spot for Olympics

After Kazakhstan’s Vitaly Khudyakov appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, FINA acquiesced and granted a 26th qualification spot for the Olympics.

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Tokyo 2020, Asia Recap Day 3: Daiya Seto Has One Final Chance

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.

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Hwang Sunwoo Dips Under 48 Seconds To Lower Korean Record In Men’s 100 Free

The 18-year-old becomes the first South Korean to break 48 seconds in the men’s 100 freestyle.

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Overreacting: Former Olympic Champion Le Clos Barely Sneaks Into 200 Fly Semis

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.

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Wang Jianjiahe Advances In 2nd To 1500 Free Final With 15:41.49 Asian Record

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.

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National Records Fall, Seto And Le Clos Hit 9th, 16th In Men’s 200 Fly Prelims

Taiwan’s Eddie Wang, Switzerland’s Noe Ponti, and Norway’s Tomoe Hvas all notched new national records during the 200 butterfly heats.

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Tokyo 2020, Asia Recap Day 2: Li Bingjie Makes History In 400 Free

Li Bingjie of China raced her way to the podium in the women’s 400m freestyle on day 2 of these Olympic Games.

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Li Bingjie Shatters Asian Record in 400 Free En Route to Bronze Medal

China’s Li Bingjie shattered her own Asian Record in the 400 freestyle, posting a time of 4:01.08 to claim a bronze medal in the event.

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Ariarne Titmus Breaks Aussie Record To Give Ledecky First Individual OLY Loss

Ariarne Titmus torches the Aussie and Oceanic women’s 400m freestyle record and hands American Katie Ledecky her first Olympic loss.

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Emma McKeon Rips 55.72 100 Fly Aussie & Oceanic Record For Bronze

27-year-old Renaissance woman Emma McKeon has surged to the wall here in Tokyo for 100m fly bronze, hitting a national record again.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Finals Preview

Zhang Yufei has remained cool, calm, and collected throughout the prelims and semis of the 100 butterfly. Will she be able to hold off the field in the final?

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200 Freestyle Top Seed Hwang Sunwoo: “I’m Surprised At My Time”

During day 2 prelims of these Olympic Games, we saw a World Junior Record go down in the form of Hwang Sunwoo in the men’s 200m freestyle.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.

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#Tokyo2020 Cheat Sheet For Non Swimmers Day One Recap

In the first finals session, this 18-year old kid from Tunisia that nobody has heard of won the 400 free and everyone lost their minds.

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