Didn’t have time to watch day four finals last night live or today before day five? Read on for the biggest swimming headlines from day four of Tokyo 2020.
Watch Ledecky and Sullivan go 1-2 for the USA in the women’s 1500 free final, Team GBR win their 1st men’s 800 free relay Olympic title, and more from day 5.
So much emotion and excitement in one session! Here are some of my favorites from the morning of tears and cheers.
Katie Ledecky (right) and Erica Sullivan (left) added a gold and a silver to Team USA’s medal count on Day 4 of the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.
USA’s Katie Ledecky will compete in the finals of both the 200 free and a new Olympic event, the women’s 1500 free, on Wednesday morning in Tokyo.
The American men finished fourth in the 4×200 free relay, marking the first time the country has failed to reach the podium in a men’s relay event.
After a 1-2 sweep of the 200 free, the British men have a chance to break the first super-suited long course men’s relay world record in the 4×200 free relay.
Teens USA’s Jacoby and ROC’s Chikunova bested their veteran teammates King and Efimova in the 1BR final. But will the experienced vets keep their relay spots?
As Lydia Jacoby upset Lilly King in the women’s 100 BR final, the USA earned 3 bronzes thanks to the 100 Bk efforts of Ryan Murphy and Regan Smith.
Last night was full of historical finishes and upsets across 4 finals and 3 semifinals. Check out the biggest swimming headlines from day 3 of Tokyo 2020.
Tonight’s four prelims events will feature all four reigning world record-holders, and star Katie Ledecky will swim both the 200 free and 1500 free heats.
South African Chad Le Clos finished 16th in the men’s 200 butterfly prelims, escaping an unceremonious elimination by less than a tenth of a second.
Katinka Hosszu, the reigning Olympic Champion in the 200 IM, will have to hold off a young field to top the podium for the second-straight Olympics.
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Kate Douglass, Erika Brown, Patrick Callan, Natalie Hinds, Rhyan White, and Bryce Mefford came back for redemption in 2021, improving upon their 2016 swims.