Bruno Fratus’ wait is over, as one of the great men’s sprinters of this era earned his first Olympic medal during the final session of the Tokyo Olympics.
32-year-old Brazilian sprint veteran Bruno Fratus hit a milestone tonight in the semifinals of the men’s 50 free.
Brazilian breaststroker Felipe Lima jumped early in the men’s 400 medley relay prelims, costing the team a spot in the final.
After anchoring Australia to a world record in the 400 free relay, Cate Campbell will contest her first individual race on Day 5 in the women’s 100 free.
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Brazilian 22-year-old Guilherme Costa had his best swim of the meet so far in the men’s 800 free prelims.
Julimar Avila made history on Tuesday evening in Japan when she became the first swimmer in her country’s history to advance at the Olympics.
Swimming out of lane 8 no less, Scheffer clocked a 1:44.66 to win the Bronze medal in the men’s 200 free.
Alia Atkinson told The Jamaica Observer that she is contemplating wrapping up her swimming career at the end of the year.
The Brazilian squad of Breno Correia, Pedro Spajari, Gabriel Santos, and Marcelo Chierighini took 8th place in finals of the men’s 4×100 free relay.
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.
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?
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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