21-year-old Liu Xiang crushed a new Chinese and Asian record in the women’s 50m freestyle, surpassing the old mark set way back in 1994.
Both Nathan Adrian and Josh Schneider will be a part of the stacked field in the men’s 50 free final tonight.
After a strong 100 free yesterday, Jacob Pebley comes in as the top seed in his signature event, the 200 backstroke.
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.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…
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.
China’s Li Zhuhao is the fastest 100 butterflier in the world in 2016, but
Australia’s Kyle Chalmers is the top seed in the boys 50 free on day 3.
Olympic champion Sun Yang won the 1500 freestyle with ease posting a time of 14:54.52…