There were some of the closest races we’ve seen this Games on Day 5, topped by the men’s 100 free, 800 free, and women’s 4×200 free relay
Riviviamo la straordinaria impresa di Gregorio Paltrinieri che ha conquistato la medaglia d’argento alle Olimpiadi Tokyo negli 800 stile
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
Margalis swim nerds it up, delving into why it is so difficult to have both your 200 IM and 400 IM fire on the same level at the same meet
During day 5 prelims, Lilly King (200 breast), Michael Andrew (200 IM), and the US women’s 800 free relay (Sims, Madden, McLaughlin, Forde) won their heats.
Watch Ledecky and Sullivan go 1-2 for the USA in the women’s 1500 free final, Team GBR win their 1st men’s 800 free relay Olympic title, and more from day 5.
It was a perfectly executed race for Great Britain, who had 3 of the 6 fastest splits of the field to win their first gold in this event since 1904
Peirsol allows us inside the intimate inner-circle of U.S. backstroke champions, going back to John Naber from the 1976 Olympic Games.
After seeing Lydia Jacoby win the women’s 100 breast, Soni compared Jacoby’s reaction to what Soni felt when winning her first 200 breast title in 2008
Berens breaks down the subtleties of what it takes to swim a great 200 free and where the world is at in that progression.
Watch Caeleb Dressel’s first individual swim of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the men’s 100 freestyle.
Watch all of the race videos from an exciting third night of swimming in Tokyo.
We saw youngsters step up on Day 3, including 17-year-old Lydia Jacoby, 16-year-old David Popovici, and Aussie superstar Kaylee Mckeown
Lezak unpacks Team USA’s gold medal performance last night, detailing Dressel’s leadoff, the exchanges and Zach Apple’s monster anchor swim.
The most interesting thing Nathan said: we should start a petition that top seed gets to choose what lane they swim in at night.