Mattsson Snags 200 Breast Bronze To Give Finland First Tokyo Medal

At 27 years of age, Finnish swimmer Matti Mattsson notched a new national record en route to taking 200m breast Olympic bronze.

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Only 1 Rio Finalist Will Advance to Women’s 200 Back Semis; Hosszu 20th

Katinka Hosszu, the Rio 2016 Olympic silver medalist in the 200 backstroke, was 20th in prelims and will miss the semifinals.


SwimSwam’s Top 5 Swims of the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games: Day 5

There were some of the closest races we’ve seen this Games on Day 5, topped by the men’s 100 free, 800 free, and women’s 4×200 free relay


Brits Down European Record In Mixed Medley Relay, Peaty Splits 57.0

Adam Peaty registered the third-fastest 100 breaststroke split of all-time as Great Britain lowered its European Record in the mixed 400 medley relay.

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Tokyo 2020, Europe Day 5: Finland Wins First Olympic Swimming Medal in 25 Years

Matti Mattson (above) broke his Finnish National Record in the 200 breast to win bronze (2:07.13). This is Finland’s first Olympic swimming medal since 1996,


Dressel Ties Olympic Record, Majerski Joins Sub-51 Club In Men’s 100 Fly

Dressel matched Joseph Schooling’s Olympic Record of 50.39, while the defending champion from Singapore finished well outside the semis in 44th.


Anastasiia Kirpichnikova Slices Three Seconds Off Russian Record In 800 Free

The 21-year-old clocked 8:18.77 to qualify fifth for the Olympic final and lower her Russian Record of 8:21.86 set in May.


Anton Chupkov Confirms Impending Retirement: “The Next Goal Is To Enjoy Life”

The two-time world champion told reporters he plans to move on from the sport after finishing fourth in the men’s 200 breaststroke Olympic final.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 5 Prelims Live Recap

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.


Mona McSharry Sets New Irish Senior Record In 200m Breaststroke At Tokyo 2020

McSharry’s time of 2:25.08 knocked almost a full second off the previous record time she set in April of this year.

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#Tokyo2020 Women’s 800 Free Relay: Splits, Subs, and Australia’s Tough Choice

Emma McKeon will definitely be on Australia’s 800 ree relay in the final. But coaches still have one very tough choice to make.


SwimSwam’s Top 5 Swims of the #Tokyo2020 Olympic Games: Day 4

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


Kromowidjojo Withdraws From 100 Free, Brown Claims First Alternate In Swim-Off

Erika Brown won a swim-off over China’s Wu Qingfeng to claim first alternate status in the women’s 100 free semi-finals.


Tokyo 2020, Europe Day 4: Great Britain Comes Within .03 of 4×200 Free WR

Great Britain’s 4×200 free relay broke the European Record set by Russia at the 2009 World Championship. Hungary and Germany joined the European medal table.


Anna Hopkin Takes Down British Record in Prelims of 100 Free with 52.75

Anna Hopkin took down Francesca Halsall’s 100 free British Record Day 5 Prelims. Hopkin touched third in her heat with a time of 52.79.

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