On day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, British sprinter Ben Proud impressed with a new British Record in the men’s 50 free semifinals. Proud swam the race in 21.54 seconds to qualify 5th for the final.
Spain’s Mireia Belmonte Garcia won a thriller of a 200 fly on night 5 in Rio, and her swim breaks a number of landmarks in Olympic history.
British Prime Minister Theresa May sends a personal messages of congratulations to swimmers Adam Peaty and Jazz Carlin.
James Guy anchored the British men’s 4×200 freestyle relay in record-setting style.
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor broke the British record that she set in semifinals yesterday en route to the 200 IM Olympic silver.
Duncan Scott had an incredible morning, qualifying for the 100 freestyle semi-finals 3rd and posting the fastest split in the 800 free relay.
Duncan Scott broke an eight year-old British record in the 100 free this morning to qualify 3rd overall for the final.
Siobhan-Marie O’Connor posted a time of 2:07.57 in the semi-finals of the women’s 200 IM breaking her own British record of 2:08.21…
Robbie Renwick looks to nab gold in the men’s 4×200 freestyle relay as a leader on the British Olympic squad.
Scottish swimmers Hannah Miley, Stephen Milne and Ross Murdoch have been in action so far in Rio.
Absent from the 2012 Olympics, 2008 gold medalist Lin Yue returned to help China wins its 4th-straight gold medal in the men’s 10m Synchronized Platform Diving final.
Adam Peaty smashed the world record for the second time in Rio, going 57.13 to win gold by over a second and a half.
Following the first night of swimming competition at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Australia leads the gold medal race, becoming the only nation to win multiple golds with their 2 wins in tonight’s finals session.
Adam Peaty swam the 2nd fastest 100 breast ever to qualify 1st out of the semi-finals.
Adam Peaty threw down a massive world record in the men’s 100 breast prelims in Rio.