Aaron Peirsol (above) and Andrea Hayes are both being inducted into the Texas Athletics Hall of Honor in October.
The time block from 10 pm – 10:15 pm ET yesterday (during the men’s 4 x 100 medley relay) saw the highest spike in viewership for NBC watchers this Olympics.
Both the USA and Canada took rocky roads to get to Rio, but both ultimately delivered better than one could have predicted.
Ryan Murphy led off the American 400 medley relay in a new world record of 51.85 in the men’s 100 back.
Tonight after his three-way silver in the 100 fly, Phelps was quoted saying that his is standing by his plan to retire.
Heading into Rio, the USA streak was under fire, and it looked like the tradition of USA gold in the men’s Olympic backstroke races could have been coming to an end. That was until tonight, When Team USA’s up and comer Ryan Murphy completed his sweep of the backstroke races, winning the race in 1:53.62.
Counting finals swims only, Katinka Hosszu’s world-record-smashing 400 IM was by far the most dominant swim of night one.
On day 3 of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Team USA newcomer Ryan Murphy won his first ever Olympic gold medal in Olympic Record fashion.
Ryan Murphy extended the Americans streak to six consecutive gold medals in the men’s 100 backstroke.
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Barry Revzin shares with us the world records progressions over the year, with graphs and explanations.
Australian Mitch Larkin will look to end the Americans streak of five straight Olympic wins in the men’s 200 back.
Michael Taylor took down the Junior World Record in the 17-18 boys’ 100 back tonight, swimming the event in 1:56.78
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