Kyle Chalmers broke his own junior world record in the 100 free for the second time today.
Michael Phelps and Chad Le Clos will do battle tonight in what could be the race of the Games.
Kyle Chalmers of Australia and Caeleb Dressel of the United States raced in the same heat. Chalmers got the better of Dressel in 47.90 while Dressel finished just one one-hundredth behind him in 47.91.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…
Duncan Scott broke an eight year-old British record in the 100 free this morning to qualify 3rd overall for the final.
The men’s 100 freestyle headlines four events at day 4 prelims in Rio.
Oleksiak broke her own Junior World Record with her swim in tonight’s 100 fly final, where she placed 2nd only to World Record holder Sarah Sjostrom.
Australian sprinter Kyle Chalmers helped lead the youth’s charge into Rio for Oceanic Olympians on Day 2.
Michael Phelps will officially make his 2016 Olympic debut tonight in the 400 free relay.
We will likely see former Cal teammates Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin contest the 400 free relay final tonight for the U.S.
Seventeen-year-old American Kathleen Baker topped the world this morning in the heats of the 100m backstroke. It appeared as though she even shocked herself with a best time of 58.84. That time throws her into the medal hunt if she’s able to repeat in semifinals and finals.
With the defending Olympic Champion, 2015 World Champion, and current fastest man of 2016 all throwing their hats into the ring in the men’s 100 freestyle, we could see them push the boundaries of the 47-barrier.
The Australian swim team is finding time outside of hard training to relax and strengthen the team dynamic with little time to go before Rio.
At the past 2 Olympic games, one of the major headlines has been the rivalry between Team USA and France in the 4×100 free relay. While the rivalry continues this summer, a new team is in the mix.
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