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…
Among those cleared are a total of 32 swimmers who will be competing at the Games. Both Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobinstev were given clearance to compete after both being named as part of the “disappearing positives” program revealed in the McLaren report on systematic Russian doping.
It’s officially official: Vlad Morozov (above) and Nikita Lobintsev have been confirmed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Defending Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Missy Franklin faces off against Aussie duet Emily Seebohm, the 2015 world champion, and Belinda Hocking. Iron Lady Katinka Hosszu and Olympic newcomer Maya DiRado, among others, will add to the drama of this amazing race.
Morozov, along with 2 other nominated Russian Olympians, were beneficiaries of “disappearing false positives,” according to WADA.
Aus dem Trainingslager in Brasilien übermittelte die Presseabteilung des DSV eine Aussage von Cheftrainer Henning Lambertz zum aktuellen FINA Statement…