On day 2 of the 2016 FINA World Cup stop in Berlin, Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu swam her way to 4 gold and 2 bronze medals in a single finals session.
Morozov once again opened the meet with 2 individual gold medals and a new World Record.
A couple of juniors took the Olympic stage by a storm, including Australia’s 100 free gold medalist Kyle Chalmers, and Canada’s 100 free gold medalist Penny Oleksiak, who won 4 medals in her first Olympic Games.
Assuming Michael Phelps isn’t making a comeback down the road, this will be his last individual race ever where he will look to four-peat in this event winning gold number five of these games and 23 all time.
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A couple of juniors have taken the Olympic stage by a storm, including Canada’s Penny Oleksiak, who has won 4 medals so far in her first Olympic Games.
Finally Michael Phelps is up in the men’s 100m butterfly. This event is arguably the toughest on his schedule for him. He wasn’t remarkably fast at the US Olympic Trials but has shown throughout this meet that he’s much better than he was just a few weeks ago.
Florent Manaudou finally gets his opportunity to shine individually here in Rio with the men’s 50 free getting underway today.
Catch the changes to day 6’s line-up in Rio.
The Americans have added double IM medalist Maya Dirado to their lineup for the women’s 4×200 free relay tonight.
More than half of respondents said they felt the IOC’s decision didn’t go far enough, and only 17.3% – 172 total votes felt it was too strict a punishment.
Eligibility in question after scrapes with anti-doping enforcement this year, both Russia’s Daria Ustinova and Brazil’s Etiene Medeiros competed in the women’s 100 back, but missed the semifinal cut.
Yulia Efimova and Daria Ustinova will be swimming an event apiece this morning, while Michelle Coleman has scratched the 100 back.
According to Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov, Yulia Efimova has been cleared to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Russian swimmer Daria Ustinova is the latest to file an appeal to the international Court of Arbitration for Sport over her…