16-year-old phenom David Popovici finished in 4th place in the men’s 200m free at the Olympic Games, registering a new European Junor Record.
In reaching the top of the podium as he did in Rio, Adam Peaty became the first British swimmer ever to successfully defend an individual Olympic title.
Tom Daley has secured his first-ever Olympic gold medal to become the most decorated British diver at an Olympic Games of all time.
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.
Anastasia Gorbenko will make history in the women’s 100 backstroke final as her country’s first-ever female Olympic finalist in swimming.
We saw a slue of historic races, highlighted by Peaty’s title defense, MacNeil’s #2 all-time, and Titmus vs. Ledecky round 1
Anastasiia Kirpichnikova became the 1st Russian women to ever crack 16 minutes in the 1500 freestyle earlier this season and has just done it again.
After finishing day 1 with no medals, Europe scored 4 medals on day 2. 3 of them were earned in the men’s 100 breast where Peaty defended his Olympic title.
Taiwan’s Eddie Wang, Switzerland’s Noe Ponti, and Norway’s Tomoe Hvas all notched new national records during the 200 butterfly heats.
Israeli swimmer Denis Loktev appears on video to have grabbed and pulled on the lanerope in prelims of the men’s 200 free in Tokyo.
Caeleb Dressel is set to join the American men in the 4×100 freestyle relay, leading-off for the team, which will be chased by the Italians.
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.
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.
Teenager Isabel Gose qualified for the Olympic final and cracked more than half-a-second off the German Record in the women’s 400 free prelims.