Tokyo 2020: Watch Day 7 Finals Race Videos

2020 TOKYO SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

Note: the Olympic television rights market is fragmented. We’ve tried to track down as many as we can, but if you find some for your country that aren’t listed, let us know and we’ll add them.

DAY 7 FINALS RECAP

Below, you’ll find the available race videos for each of the races. The Day 7 recap was written by SwimSwam’s James Sutherland.

MEN’S 100 BUTTERFLY – FINAL

  1. Caeleb Dressel (USA), 49.45 WR
  2. Kristof Milak (HUN), 49.68 ER
  3. Noe Ponti (SUI), 50.74
  4. Andrei Minakov (ROC), 50.88
  5. Jakub Majerski (POL) / Matthew Temple (AUS), 50.92
  6. Luis Martinez (GUA), 51.09
  7. Josif Miladinov (BUL), 51.49

In a race for the ages, Caeleb Dressel narrowly held off Kristof Milak to win gold in the men’s 100 butterfly, setting a new world record in a time of 49.45.

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WOMEN’S 200 BACKSTROKE – FINAL

  • World Record: Regan Smith (USA) – 2:03.35 (2019)
  • Olympic Record: Missy Franklin (USA) – 2:04.06 (2012)
  • World Junior Record: Regan Smith (USA) – 2:03.35 (2019)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Maya DiRado (USA) – 2:05.99
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Women’s 200 Backstroke
  1. Kaylee McKeown (AUS), 2:04.68
  2. Kylie Masse (CAN), 2:05.42
  3. Emily Seebohm (AUS), 2:06.17
  4. Rhyan White (USA), 2:06.39
  5. Phoebe Bacon (USA), 2:06.40
  6. Taylor Ruck (CAN), 2:08.24
  7. Peng Xuwei (CHN), 2:08.26
  8. Liu Yaxin (CHN), 2:08.48

Kaylee McKeown completed the sweep and won gold in the women’s 200 backstroke, coming from behind on the last 50 to run down Canadian Kylie Masse and touch first in a time of 2:04.68.

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WOMEN’S 800 FREESTYLE – FINAL

  1. Katie Ledecky (USA), 8:12.79
  2. Ariarne Titmus (AUS), 8:13.83
  3. Simona Quadarella (ITA), 8:18.35
  4. Katie Grimes (USA), 8:19.38
  5. Wang Jianjiahe (CHN), 8:21.93
  6. Kiah Melverton (AUS), 8:22.25
  7. Sarah Kohler (GER), 8:24.56
  8. Anastasiia Kirpichnikova (ROC), 8:26.30

Katie Ledecky exacted her revenge after back-to-back losses to Australia’s Ariarne Titmus, winning her third consecutive Olympic title in the women’s 800 freestyle.

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MEN’S 50 FREESTYLE – SEMIFINALS

  • World Record: Cesar Cielo (BRA) – 20.91 (2009)
  • Olympic Record: Cesar Cielo (BRA) – 21.30 (2008)
  • World Junior Record: Michael Andrew (USA) – 21.75 (2017)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Anthony Ervin (USA) – 21.40
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 50 freestyle

Top 8 Qualifiers

  1. Caeleb Dressel (USA), 21.42
  2. Florent Manaudou (FRA), 21.53
  3. Bruno Fratus (BRA) / Kristian Gkolomeev (GRE), 21.60
  4. Ben Proud (GBR) / Michael Andrew (USA), 21.67
  5. Lorenzo Zazzeri (ITA), 21.75
  6. Thom De Boer (NED), 21.78

Caeleb Dressel got the job done in his second of three swims in this morning’s session, holding off Greece’s Kristian Gkolomeev to win the second semi of the men’s 50 freestyle in a time of 21.42.

Dressel, who hit a time of 21.32 in the prelims, qualifies first into the final, overtaking the time posted by 2012 Olympic champion Florent Manaudou in the first semi.

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Heat 2

WOMEN’S 50 FREESTYLE – SEMIFINALS

Top 8 Qualifiers

  1. Emma McKeon (AUS), 24.00 OR
  2. Pernille Blume (DEN), 24.08
  3. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE), 24.13
  4. Abbey Weitzeil (USA), 24.19
  5. Katarzyna Wasick (POL), 24.26
  6. Cate Campbell (AUS), 24.27
  7. Ranomi Kromowidjojo (NED), 24.29
  8. Wu Qinfgeng (CHN) / Zhang Yufei (CHN), 24.32*

Emma McKeon breaks her fourth individual Olympic Record of the meet to lead the women’s 50 freestyle semi-finals, winning the second heat in a time of 24.00 to erase her preliminary mark of 24.02.

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MIXED 4×100 MEDLEY RELAY – FINAL

  • World Record: China (Xu, Yan, Zhang, Yang) – 3:38.41 (2020)
  • Olympic Record: Great Britain (Dawson, Peaty, Guy, Anderson) – 3:38.75 (2021)
  • World Junior Record: USA (Grant, Matheny, Huske, Walsh) – 3:44.84 (2019)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: N/A
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Mixed 4×100 medley relay
  1. Great Britain, 3:37.58 WR
  2. China, 3:38.86
  3. Australia, 3:38.95
  4. Italy, 3:39.28
  5. United States, 3:40.58
  6. Netherlands, 3:41.25
  7. ROC, 3:42.45
  8. Israel, 3:44.77

Great Britain emerges as the inaugural Olympic champions in the mixed 400 medley relay, receiving superb splits from all four swimmers en route to a new world record of 3:37.58.

The Brits had Kathleen Dawson lead off in 58.80, three tenths slower than she was in the prelims, but then Adam Peaty (56.78) and James Guy (50.00) rattled off a pair of historically fast splits on breast and fly, putting the team into the lead heading into the freestyle.

 

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