Katie Ledecky will swim her first individual event of these games this morning, taking things out in the heats of the 400m freestyle. The world record holder will be looking to enter her first Olympic final in this event.
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Seventeen-year-old American Kathleen Baker topped the world this morning in the heats of the 100m backstroke. It appeared as though she even shocked herself with a best time of 58.84. That time throws her into the medal hunt if she’s able to repeat in semifinals and finals.
In the most extreme anti-doping measure yet, the International Paralympic Committee has decided to forbid all Russian athletes from competing in the 2016 Paralympic Games.
Yulia Efimova and Daria Ustinova will be swimming an event apiece this morning, while Michelle Coleman has scratched the 100 back.
On July 30th Russian Swimmer Yulia Efimova filed an application with CAS against the IOC, ROC, and FINA. This application stated…
Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova has been officially added to the start lists for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. She will swim…
According to Russian Swimming Federation President Vladimir Salnikov, Yulia Efimova has been cleared to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Among those cleared are a total of 32 swimmers who will be competing at the Games. Both Vlad Morozov and Nikita Lobinstev were given clearance to compete after both being named as part of the “disappearing positives” program revealed in the McLaren report on systematic Russian doping.
Yulia Efimova has lost her appeal in front of the CAS, finalizing her 2016 Olympic fate.
It’s officially official: Vlad Morozov (above) and Nikita Lobintsev have been confirmed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Russian news site TASS reports that swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev will be allowed to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics, with a decision still coming on Yulia Efimova.
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Yulia Efimova’s arbitration with the IOC, ROC, and FINA has begun in Rio and been adjourned until Thursday.