Summer McIntosh’s time of 8:25.04 makes her more than three seconds faster than any American ever in the 13-14 age group, including Katie Ledecky.
WIth a population well under three million, Brisbane will be the smallest city to host the Games since Helsinki in 1952.
Canada left both Maggie MacNeil and Penny Oleksiak off of the mixed medley relay prelims, gambling on the team making the final without them.
Watch all the race videos from the day 5 finals session of the Tokyo Olympics including when the entire women’s 4×200 free relay podium beat the World Record
Just hours after his Olympic gold medal performance in the 100 freestyle, Caeleb Dressel will be back in the water on day 6 for the men’s 100 butterfly.
2016 medalist Tess Routliffe was forced to withdraw from the team due to injury, resulting in the addition of her HPC – Quebec teammate Danielle Kisser.
SwimAtlanta, Dynamo, Athens Bulldogs, Columbus Aquatic Club, and Spartans Aquatic Club were among the top performers at GA Senior States.
Katie Ledecky swam the fastest split of the morning by 61 hundredths, helping USA overtake Australia for the silver medal.
China and Japan leapfrog Canada and the Russian Olympic Committee on Day 5 to take over at the 4th and 5th positions on the medal table.
Only 4 Pick’Em voters correctly picked Bobby Finke (above) to win the men’s 800 freestyle final. 685 people gave the win to Paltrinieri who finished in 2nd.
Caeleb Dressel of the USA won his first individual Olympic gold medal and a new Olympic Record with his 47.02 win in the 100 free today in Tokyo.
China’s Zhang Yufei, the top seed by 1.3 seconds with 2:04.89, will race in the final of the women’s 200 fly on Thursday morning in Tokyo.
The Olympics have officially seen their first podium in the men’s 800 freestyle, with American Bobby Finke coming from behind to finish on top.
Australia switched all four of their swimmers from the women’s 4×200 free relay prelims, a move which may have cost them the gold.
The Chinese women accomplished a massive upset in the women’s 4×200 free, snagging an Olympic gold medal as well as a new world record.