China and Japan leapfrog Canada and the Russian Olympic Committee on Day 5 to take over at the 4th and 5th positions on the medal table.
The Chinese women accomplished a massive upset in the women’s 4×200 free, snagging an Olympic gold medal as well as a new world record.
Perhaps the race of the Olympics: 2016 Olympic champ Kyle Chalmers takes on 2017/2019 World champ Caeleb Dressel with gold and the world record on the line.
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South African Chad Le Clos finished 16th in the men’s 200 butterfly prelims, escaping an unceremonious elimination by less than a tenth of a second.
Jianjiahe was only about 6 seconds slower than newly minted Olympic record holder Katie Ledecky during the first-ever women’s Olympic 1500 free prelims.
Logrando el segundo mejor tiempo de la historia de 3:56.69, Titmus ha logrado el hito de derrotar a la leyenda Ledecky en el 400 libre olímpico.
Li Bingjie of China raced her way to the podium in the women’s 400m freestyle on day 2 of these Olympic Games.
American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.
Ariarne Titmus beat Katie Ledecky in the women’s 400 free to pull Australia even with the United States in gold medals on Day 2.
Summer McIntosh had never raced at a major international meet before Tokyo 2020 but has just pulled off a massive 4th place finish in Canadian record time.
L’icona americana Katie Ledecky ha subito la sua prima sconfitta nei 400 metri stile libero. Ariarne Titmus è oro nei 400 con record
China’s Li Bingjie shattered her own Asian Record in the 400 freestyle, posting a time of 4:01.08 to claim a bronze medal in the event.
Zhang Yufei has remained cool, calm, and collected throughout the prelims and semis of the 100 butterfly. Will she be able to hold off the field in the final?