Tra poco più di due ore Rachele Bruni sarà in gara nella maratona olimpica di nuoto in acque libere all’Odaiba Marine Park di Tokyo
The 21-year-old clocked 8:18.77 to qualify fifth for the Olympic final and lower her Russian Record of 8:21.86 set in May.
Just hours after his Olympic gold medal performance in the 100 freestyle, Caeleb Dressel will be back in the water on day 6 for the men’s 100 butterfly.
Anastasiia Kirpichnikova became the 1st Russian women to ever crack 16 minutes in the 1500 freestyle earlier this season and has just done it again.
The women’s 1500 free is 1 of 3 new events added to the Olympic swimming schedule this year, along with the men’s 800 free, and the mixed 4×100 medley relay.
Katie Ledecky has imposed her will on the rest of the world in the women’s 800 free over the last 9 years in a manner we have rarely seen in the sport.
Follow the Russian Olympic roster, featuring 50 long course backstroke world record holder Kliment Kolesnikov, as they prepare for the Tokyo Games.
Rozaliya Nasretdinova set a new Russian record in the women’s 50 fly at their Short Course National Championships in Kazan.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
Hungary’s Anja Kesely is seeded 3.5 seconds faster than the rest of the field in the 400 free, whose heats will take place on Saturday morning at FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Reece Whitley of the U.S. will race the 100 breast semi-finals tonight at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships.
Italian Nicolo Martinenghi will headline the men’s 100 breast on day 1 of the World Junior Swimming Championships in Indianapolis.
The Inaugural European Games continue today with an exciting line-up of finals, including the women’s 400 freestyle and men’s 200 breaststroke from Baku.