Missy Franklin will look to earn a spot in the 800 free relay final after a disappointing performance in the individual event.
The Refugee Olympic Team’s Yusra Mardini will be looking for another heat win in the women’s 100 free after taking 1st in her heat of the women’s 100 fly on day 1.
The Americans dominant display in the pool thus far is an incredible turnaround from where they were just 12 months ago at the World Championships.
Building off of SwimSwam’s prior reporting, British news outlet The Guardian has discovered 17 incorrect entry times on the start lists for the Rio Olympics.
Michael Phelps begins his pursuit for 4 consecutive Olympic titles in the 200 IM this morning.
Michael Phelps wins 200 butterfly gold.
Conor Dwyer’s 200 free has been the model of consistency.
Ryan Lochte won his 12th career Olympic medal last night, making him the 2nd most decorated male swimmer in Olympic history.
In addition to securing many other accolades, Phelps’ victory in the 200 fly tied him with a very long-standing Olympic record.
Townley Haas (left) was the key for Team USA’s gold in the men’s 4×200 freestyle relay
British Prime Minister Theresa May sends a personal messages of congratulations to swimmers Adam Peaty and Jazz Carlin.
Tonight in the finals of the 200 meter butterfly Michael Phelps won his 14th individual Olympic medal, tying Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina for most individual Olympic medals by any athlete in any sport for Summer or Winter Olympics.
Phelps has now won 21 Olympic gold medals.
Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu blasted another Olympic record in the finals of the women’s 200 IM this evening en route to her third gold medal of these Rio Olympics.