Japan’s Masato Sakai blazed through the final 50 of the 200 fly to take a narrow 2nd to Michael Phelps at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The 100 fly battle between Chad Le Clos and Tom Shields is one of the most anticipated this week in Windsor.
Hosszu was once again victorious, breaking the 4-minute barrier on the way to a 3:59.78 victory ahead of Kapas’ 4:03.03.
Le Clos wants to take back what he considers ‘his’ at the World Championships in Budapest next year.
Cate Campbell missing the podium in both the women’s 50 and 100 freestyle events was one of the biggest surprises of the Olympic Games.
Boglarka Kapas won bronze in the 800 free to re-break her own Hungarian national record set in the prelims.
2016 RIO OLYMPIC GAMES Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Swimming: August 6-13 Olympic Aquatics Stadium, Barra Olympic Park, Rio de Janeiro…
Michael Phelps wins 200 butterfly gold.
Tonight in the finals of the 200 meter butterfly Michael Phelps won his 14th individual Olympic medal, tying Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina for most individual Olympic medals by any athlete in any sport for Summer or Winter Olympics.
After tonight’s events the British team has now surpassed the the total number of medals, one silver and two bronze, that they won at the 2012 Olympic Games in London…
Masato Sakai and Tamas Kenderesi announced themselves as the next generation of 200 butterfliers after over a decade of Michael Phelps’ dominance.
Michael Phelps and Chad Le Clos will do battle tonight in what could be the race of the Games.
The heated grudge-match between Lilly King and Yulia Efimova will take place last night.
Repping the stars n’ stripes Ryan Murphy of the USA managed to continue a longstanding tradition of American excellence in the 100m backstroke with a gold medal performance. His 51.97 makes him the fastest textile swimmer of all time in the event and ranks as the second fastest performance ever only behind Aaron Peirsol’s world record.
Michael Phelps will be competing in the heats of the men’s 200m butterfly shortly after where he’s not exactly the favorite. It looks to be a three man race right now between Phelps and his two rivals: Chad le Clos of South Africa and Laszlo Cseh of Hungary. Both have said their fair share of talk about Phelps making this one of the most anticipated races of the games.