In a fashion that has become remarkably common for the outstanding athlete, Katie Ledecky demolished her own world record en route to a repeat gold medal in the women’s 800m freestyle.
Michael Phelps, Chad Le Clos and Laszlo Cseh tied for silver in the first ever three-way tie in Olympic history.
Tonight after his three-way silver in the 100 fly, Phelps was quoted saying that his is standing by his plan to retire.
Remember Michael Phelps’ game face from the ready room? This guy will remember it forever.
In one of the most exciting races of these Games, Dirado won the 200 back over the Iron Lady.
Anthony Ervin, the youngest AND oldest Olympic champion in history.
Anthony Ervin of the USA became the oldest swimmer to win an individual gold medal tonight with his victory in the 50 free, sixteen years after he won the same event in Sydney.
All eyes in Singapore were on swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games tonight, as Swimming Singapore billed the men’s 100 fly as “The Race That Stops The Nation.” Now the Singaporeans have their first ever Olympic gold medal of any sport, courtesy of Joseph Schooling in the men’s 100 fly.
Etiene Medeiros (left) is Brazil’s last individual hope for the podium in pool swimming.
On day 7 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, rising star Joseph Schooling shocked the world in the men’s 100 fly final, winning gold and stopping Phelps from taking four straight titles in the event.
Simone Manuel had one last surprise awaiting her after her historic tie for gold with Canada’s Penny Oleksiak in the 100 free last night.
Now that he’s finished his races at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Team USA’s Ryan Lochte sat down with the press to talk about his 200 IM race, and the possibility of training with his former Florida teammate Conor Dwyer after Rio.
China’s Sun Yang cited Michael Phelps as motivation for him to continue swimming into his thirties.
Oleksiak tied for the gold medal, winning her fourth medal of the Games and the first by a Canadian swimmer in 24 years. It’s also Canada’s first here in Rio.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro Prelims – 9:00 a.m/12:00 p.m…