Here’s what’s on the menu for day 7 prelims: the women’s and men’s 50 freestyle, the men’s 1500 free, and a set of 4×100 medley relays.
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.
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,
L’americano Bobby Finke passerà alla storia come il primo atleta ad aver vinto l’oro olimpico negli 800 metri stile libero maschili.
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.
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.
The Olympics have officially seen their first podium in the men’s 800 freestyle, with American Bobby Finke coming from behind to finish on top.
La sessione di giovedì mattina, che consiste nelle finali e semifinali del giorno 5, produrrà cinque nuovi campioni olimpici.
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.
Eight new national records were set in the men’s 800 free prelims, led by Ukraine’s Mykhailo Romanchuk who sets the inaugural Olympic Record in 7:41.28.
How many medals will Caeleb Dressel win at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games? SwimSwam’s staff picks all of the races for this summer’s big meet.
Dopo aver analizzato i record femminili, vediamo quali sono i record maschili che potrebbero cadere alle Olimpiadi di Tokyo 2020
Paltrinieri has been exceptional in the 800 free for years, following up his 2019 season with a 7:40.22 in 2020, and a 7:41.96 so far in 2021.
Already the world record holder in the 100 fly, Caeleb Dressel has eyes on the super-suited records in the men’s 50 and 100 freestyle in Tokyo.
Wellbrock is the 4th-fastest swimmer of all-time in the event, holding the 9th, 10th, and 11th fastest times in history.