USA’s Katie Ledecky will compete in the finals of both the 200 free and a new Olympic event, the women’s 1500 free, on Wednesday morning in Tokyo.
The men’s 4x200m freestyle relay broke new ground on a number of historic fronts, as Great Britain took home the gold in a near-world record mark of 6:58.58.
Caeleb Dressel will not swim on the American men’s 4×200 free relay, as the coaches have given the nod to Drew Kibler after he led off the prelims in 1:46.12.
After a 1-2 sweep of the 200 free, the British men have a chance to break the first super-suited long course men’s relay world record in the 4×200 free relay.
Teens USA’s Jacoby and ROC’s Chikunova bested their veteran teammates King and Efimova in the 1BR final. But will the experienced vets keep their relay spots?
Great Britain’s Tom Dean and Duncan Scott went 1-2 in the men’s 200m free, fueling talks of a potential World Record in the men’s 800m free relay.
I risultati e il recap live delle finali e delle semifinali del quarto turno di gare di nuoto a Tokyo per i 32° giochi olimpici
17-year old Lydia Jacoby, from Seward, Alaska, dethroned the King in the women’s 100 breaststroke final. She’s the first-ever Olympic swimmer from Alaska.
Watch all of the race videos from an exciting third night of swimming in Tokyo.
Last night was full of historical finishes and upsets across 4 finals and 3 semifinals. Check out the biggest swimming headlines from day 3 of Tokyo 2020.
We saw youngsters step up on Day 3, including 17-year-old Lydia Jacoby, 16-year-old David Popovici, and Aussie superstar Kaylee Mckeown
Day 3 witnessed the fastest Olympic 100 back final in history where Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov won gold and silver for the Russian Olympic Committee.
On day 3, no one correctly predicted the podium order of the women’s 100 breast where 17-year-old Lydia Jacoby won and World Record holder Lilly Kind got 3rd.
Blake Pieroni, the seventh-place finisher in the 200 free at the U.S. Olympic Trials, will contest the men’s 4×200 relay on Day 4 in Tokyo.