Records

Adam Peaty Obliterates World Record, Wins First Olympic Gold Medal

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.

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Cody Miller Breaks American Record with Medal-Winning 100 Breast

Miller swam a 58.86 to become the fastest American in history, breaking the previous American Record of 58.94 set by his Rio teammate Kevin Cordes.

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North America Recap Day 2: Phelps Wins 19th Career Olympic Gold

Michael Phelps won his record 19th Olympic gold medal as the Americans regained glory in the men’s 400 free relay.

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Penny Oleksiak Breaks Own Junior World Record, Wins Silver In 100 Fly

Penny Oleksiak broke the junior world record in the women’s 100 fly winning silver.

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Rikako Ikee Makes Japanese History With 56.86 100 Butterfly

Rikako Ikee became the first Japanese woman to clock a sub-57-second 100m butterfly.

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2016 Rio Olympic Games: Multiple World Records At Risk At Day 2 Finals

Multiple world records are expected to go down at night 2 finals, including the 100 fly featuring Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom.

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Brittany Maclean Breaks Canadian Record In 400 Free, Advances To Final

Brittany Maclean broke her own Canadian record in the Olympic heats for the second straight Games en route to qualifying 5th for the final.

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Katie Ledecky Breaks Olympic Record in 400 Free Prelims

2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…

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Destin Lasco Cracks Michael Andrew’s NAG Record In SCY 200 Free

Destin Lasco broke Michael Andrew’s NAG in the SCY 200 free.

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Australian Coach Jacco Verhaeren Reacts to Night 1 of Olympic Finals

Team Australia kicked off the 2016 Olympic Games in record fashion yesterday on the first day of competition of the 31st Modern Olympiad.

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Led by Weitzeil, U.S. Women Throw Down American Record 4 x 100 Free

The U.S. women swim a new American record tonight in the 4×100 free relay for Olympic silver.

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Sjostrom Sets New Olympic Record in Women’s 100 Fly

Tonight, Sjostrom swam a brisk 55.84, taking away rival Dana Vollmer’s Olympic record set in 2012.

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Aussie Mack Horton Heats Up Rivalry With China’s Sun Yang

Mack Horton and Sun Yang are two intense rivals both in the pool and on the deck.

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Aussies Break 4 x 100 Free World Record in First Relay Olympic Final

The Australian team, anchored by the Campbell sisters took down the world record in tonight’s 4 x 100 free relay.

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Adam Peaty Swims 2nd-Fastest 100 Breast Ever In Semi-Finals

Adam Peaty swam the 2nd fastest 100 breast ever to qualify 1st out of the semi-finals.

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