After placing 4th in the men’s 100 butterfly semifinals, Josif Miladinov is Bulgaria’s first Olympic swimming finalist in 33 years.
After their younger teammates out-swam them, veterans Yulia Efimova (ROC) and Lilly King (USA) have been put on the BR prelims spots for the 400 medley relay.
Watch the race videos from 6th finals session where Tatjana Schoenmaker took charge of the 200 breast field to win gold and break the World Record
La sudafricana Tatjana Schoenmaker ha ganado el oro en 200 braza en Tokio 2020, batiendo el primer récord mundial individual con 2:18.95.
Only one out of about 900 Pick’Em voters correctly predicted China’s Wang Shun would win gold in the men’s 200 IM final today.
Reigning World Champion Daiya Seto of Japan will contest the men’s 200 individual medley final on Day 6 of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.
Schoenmaker threw down the first sub-2:19 women’s 200 breaststroke just 5 years after her country sent 0 women to the Olympic Games.
Olimpiadi di Tokyo Siamo giunti al giorno 6 di semifinali e finali dei Giochi Olimpici 2020. Il nostro recap live con i risultati
Last night there were 5 finals and 4 semifinals, which lasted 3.5 hours. A lot happened. Check out the biggest swimming headlines from day 5 here for more.
Does Caeleb Dressel swim a 100 fly/50 free/mixed medley relay triple? Which of Kaylee McKeown, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell double up for Australia?
Matti Mattson (above) broke his Finnish National Record in the 200 breast to win bronze (2:07.13). This is Finland’s first Olympic swimming medal since 1996,
Watch all the race videos from the day 5 finals session of the Tokyo Olympics including when the entire women’s 4×200 free relay podium beat the World Record
China’s Zhang Yufei, the top seed by 1.3 seconds with 2:04.89, will race in the final of the women’s 200 fly on Thursday morning in Tokyo.
After anchoring Australia to a world record in the 400 free relay, Cate Campbell will contest her first individual race on Day 5 in the women’s 100 free.
South African all-star Tatjana Schoenmaker now holds the Olympic record in both the women’s 100 and 200 meter breaststrokes.