China’s Xu Jiayu’s backstroke lead-off helped continue the nation’s medal-winning presence across relays, snagging silver as a member of the mixed medley.
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.
China and Japan leapfrog Canada and the Russian Olympic Committee on Day 5 to take over at the 4th and 5th positions on the medal table.
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.
Four swimmers, two ties, one swim-off, and one scratch later and the field for the women’s 100 freestyle semifinals was set.
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.
L’australiana Mollie O’Callaghan ha stabilito il nuovo record mondiale junior nei 200 metri stile libero femminili con il tempo di 1:55.11.
Mollie O’Callaghan smashes Yang Junxuan 200 free World Junior Record while leading off Australia’s 4×200 free relay during Day 5 Prelims of Tokyo Olympics.
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.
Despite finding herself in an early deficit, Ariarne Titmus was the only swimmer to split sub-29 on the last two 50s en route to winning the women’s 200 free.
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.
Out of the 400m IM final, out of the 200m fly final, Japan’s Daiya Seto looks to the 200 IM to finally make his mark here in Tokyo.