During the event’s Olympic debut, Katie Ledecky threw down the 8th fastest performance in history with a 15:35.35 prelim swim.
Adam Peaty was in his element on day one, sporting a mustache while comfortably winning the 100 breast semifinal. There were no European medalists on day one.
On the slate include the men’s 400 IM final, women’s 100 FL semis, men’s 400 FR final, women’s 400 IM final, men’s 100 BR semis, and the women’s 400 FR relay.
Prima sessione di finali olimpiche nella notte italiana per i Giochi di Tokyo 2020, 7 i nuotatori italiani impegnati in vasca
Two Hungarians enter the women’s 400m IM final, reigning Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu and a swimmer 15 years her junior in Viktoria Mihalyvari-Farkas.
After a trying 2021, Japan’s Daiya Seto will set the tone for the host nation on the opening night of competition in the men’s 400 IM.
Ai Campionati ungheresi si è svolta l’ultima mattina di finali, con Katinka Hosszu che vince i 100 farfalla nuotando sotto il minuto
Hosszú nabbed gold in the 100 butterfly this morning in Budapest with her first sub-minute swim since back in February 2020.
Read more on the 2020 Hungarian Championships action that wrapped up this morning with just one day of competition left to go.
World champion Boglarka Kapas is fighting bouts of dizziness and weakness but still put up a strong 400m IM prelim swim.