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
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.
After anchoring Australia to a world record in the 400 free relay, Cate Campbell will contest her first individual race on Day 5 in the women’s 100 free.
During day 5 prelims, Lilly King (200 breast), Michael Andrew (200 IM), and the US women’s 800 free relay (Sims, Madden, McLaughlin, Forde) won their heats.
South African all-star Tatjana Schoenmaker now holds the Olympic record in both the women’s 100 and 200 meter breaststrokes.
Tatjana Schoenmaker stabilisce il record olimpico nei 200 metri rana femminili mancando il record del mondo di soli 5 centesimi
5° giorno di batterie a Tokyo per le gare di nuoto delle 32° Olimpiadi, in acqua Pellegrini, Razzetti, Restivo, Fangio e 4×200
King and Schoenmaker will battle in the 200 breast after Schoenmaker beat King in the 100 breast. Murphy and Rylov have a similar story in the 200 back.
As Lydia Jacoby upset Lilly King in the women’s 100 BR final, the USA earned 3 bronzes thanks to the 100 Bk efforts of Ryan Murphy and Regan Smith.
Though the Tokyo Aquatic Center was largely empty, Lydia Jacoby’s hometown of Seward, Alaska, was in raptures Monday night when the teen won Olympic gold.
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La estadounidense de 17 años Lydia Jacoby ha ganado el oro olímpico en 100 braza con 1:04.95, ganando a las favoritas Schoenmaker y Lilly King.
South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker will try to dethrone defending champion Lilly King (USA) in the women’s 100 breast final on Tuesday morning.
Russia made its appearance at #5, thanks to a 1-2 finish in the men’s 100 back. Great Britain moved from 5th to 3rd with a 1-2 sweep in the 200 free.