New cases of COVID-19 are spiking around the country as the Olympics approach week 2, but especially in the primary Olympic host city of Tokyo.
Caeleb Dressel could swim three times tonight, chasing a 100 fly world record, a historic 50 free barrier, and the first-ever mixed medley relay Olympic gold.
In her 5th 100 backstroke of the meet, Kira Toussaint cleared 59 seconds and produced the quickest backstroke split in the field.
Emma McKeon is 4-for-4 in terms of podium finishes thus far at Tokyo 2020 and could collect up to 3 more before the Games end.
The Polish men broke the national record during the prelims heats of the 4×100 medley relay on Day 7 Prelims of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Caeleb Dressel will lead the men’s 50 free, aiming to become the first man to go under 21 seconds in the 50 free since the bodysuit ban of 2010.
Dean breaks down both of his golden races, describing how he adjusted to the Olympic environment and embraced the pressure of an Olympic final
Sealing up silver in the men’s 200m IM final here in Tokyo, Duncan Scott tied 1908 Olympian Henry Taylor as the most decorated British Olympic athlete.
24-year-od Tatjana Schoenmaker has become the first South African woman to win an Olympic swimming title since Penny Heyns in Atlanta 1996.
After teammate Tatjana Schoenmaker’s historic 200m breast world record, South African Emma Chelius cracked the nation’s 50m free record.
Wang Shun of China and Siobhan Haughey of Hong Kong got it done for Asia on day six of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Michael Andrew was first at the 150, yet Wang Shun threw down a 27.37 free split to win the title. Andrew split 30.69 on free to place 5th after 24.21 fly.
The nation of Ireland may not be on top of the overall swimming medal table but a steady force has been awakened here in Tokyo.
Tatjana Schoenmaker broke the first individual World Record of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Friday morning in Tokyo, etching her name in history.
Caeleb Dressel soared to the top time of the men’s prelims in 21.32, while Emma McKeon reset the Olympic Record for the women in 24.02.