Hilary Caldwell of Canada talks about the ready room before the 200 back and her feelings on her Olympic bronze.
Oleksiak tied for the gold medal, winning her fourth medal of the Games and the first by a Canadian swimmer in 24 years. It’s also Canada’s first here in Rio.
Kylie Masse broke her own 100 back national record in the 400 medley relay prelims this morning, leading off the Canadian women who also combined to break the national record.
The British are coming, the British are coming! Great swims from their back-half legs have Great Britain back in the hunt in the men’s medley.
Penny Oleksiak became the most decorated Canadian ever at a summer Olympics, winning her fourth medal, a gold, in the 100 freestyle.
16 year old Penny Oleksiak has become Canada’s first gold medalist of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games…
A couple of juniors have taken the Olympic stage by a storm, including Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, who has won 4 medals so far in her first Olympic Games.
Canadian Penny Oleksiak broke her own world junior record in the women’s 100 free, tying for the gold medal.
The U.S. women reversed their fortunes to top Australia in the 4×200 freestyle relay last night.
Led by a world-class anchor leg from Penny Oleksiak, Canada obliterated its own national record in the women’s 4×200 free relay to earn Olympic bronze.
Penny Oleksiak continues to impress in the pool, posting a world junior record on her way to the 2nd seed in tonight’s 100 free finals.
Brittany Maclean was absent for the 800 free relay preliminary heats, but Canada still managed to make the final qualifying 6th overall.
Katie Ledecky won the 200 free over fellow superstar Sarah Sjostrom, removing the Swede from contention for swimmer of the meet honors.
The IOC has confirmed that Canadians Penny Oleksiak and Taylor Ruck are the first two Olympic medalists ever that were born in the 2000s.
Abbey Weitzeil’s huge split on the 4×100 free relay gives a spark of hope to an American medley relay originally projected to take silver.