Everything you need for a quick refresher on what went down over eight days of swimming in Tokyo’s Olympic Aquatics Centre.
En una carrera espectacular, China logró un nuevo récord mundial en los 4 × 200 libre femenino para llevarse el oro en los Juegos de Tokio 2020.
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.
Watch all the race videos from the day 5 finals session of the Tokyo Olympics including when the entire women’s 4×200 free relay podium beat the World Record
Katie Ledecky swam the fastest split of the morning by 61 hundredths, helping USA overtake Australia for the silver medal.
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.
American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.
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.
Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.
Titmus leads this season’s 400 free world rankings by 2.3 seconds over Ledecky. In SwimSwam’s Pick’ems contest, 51% predict Titmus will win and 48% Ledecky.
Among those headlining the Chinese Olympic swim team will be Olympic medalists Wang Shun and Xu Jiayu, along with Wang Jiajiahe and Zhang Yufei.
Without the 200 IM and 400 IM, Ye Shiwen now has one shot left at qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Games in the form of the 200 breast.
While 2 men have already qualified to swim the event individually in Tokyo, Jinquan should be in consideration to join China’s 4×200 freestyle relay.
15-year-old Yu Yiting beat Rikako Ikee’s WJR yesterday by .10. In the finals, Yiting won the event with a 2:09.64, beating her swim from yesterday by .24.
Check out the shortlist of Chinese Olympic qualifiers through 2 days of action at the nation’s first Olympic Trials meet.