Watch Tatjana Schoenmaker Break 200 Breast World Record: Day 6 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.

Friday’s finals session of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics saw Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa shatter the 200 breast World Record to win gold with a time of 2:18.95.

In case you missed it, we compiled race videos of the finals session from around the world:

MEN’S 100 BUTTERFLY – SEMIFINALS

  • World Record: Caeleb Dressel (USA) – 49.50 (2019)
  • Olympic Record: Joseph Schooling (SGP) – 50.39 (2016)/Caeleb Dressel (USA) – 50.39 (2021)
  • World Junior Record: Kristof Milak (HUN) – 50.62 (2017)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Joseph Schooling (SGP) – 50.39
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 100 Butterfly
  1. Caeleb Dressel (USA) – 49.71
  2. Kristof Milak (HUN) – 50.31
  3. Noe Ponti (SUI) – 50.76
  4. Josif Miladiniov (BUL) – 51.06
  5. Andrei Minakov (ROC) – 51.11
  6. Matthew Temple (AUS) – 51.12
  7. Jakub Majerski (POL) – 51.24
  8. Luis Carlos Martinez (GUA) – 51.30

In separate semifinals heats, Kristof Milak and Caeleb Dressel dominated the race. After Milak won the first heat, Dressel returned with an Olympic Record swim of 49.71 t be the only swimmer under 50.00.

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Heat 1

Heat 2

 

WOMEN’S 200 BREASTSTROKE – FINAL

  • World Record: Rikke Moller Pedersen (DEN) – 2:19.11 (2013)
  • Olympic Record: Tatjana Schoenmaker (RSA) – 2:19.16 (2021)
  • World Junior Record: Viktoriya Zeynep Gunes (TUR) – 2:19.64 (2015)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Rie Kaneto (JPN) – 2:20.30
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Women’s 200 Breaststroke
  1. GOLD: Tatjana Schoenmaker (RSA), 2:18.95 WR
  2. SILVER: Lilly King (USA), 2:19.92
  3. BRONZE: Annie Lazor (USA), 2:20.84
  4. Evgeniia Chikunova (ROC), 2:20.88
  5. Kaylene Corbett (RSA), 2:22.06
  6. Molly Renshaw (GBR), 2:22.65
  7. Abbie Wood (GBR), 2:23.72
  8. Fanny Lecluyse (BEL), 2:24.57

Lilly King took out the race at her usual aggressive pace, touching in  1st place at the first and econd turn. Schoenmaker caught her by the 150-meter mark and powered home to break the World Record from 2013 by.16. Annie Lazor had to fend off 16-year-old Evgeniia Chikunova of Russia for bronze on th last 50 meters.

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MEN’S 200 BACKSTROKE – FINAL

  • World Record: Aaron Peirsol (USA) – 1:51.92 (2009)
  • Olympic Record: Tyler Clary (USA) – 1:53.41 (2012)
  • World Junior Record: Kliment Kolesnikov (RUS) – 1:55.14 (2017)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Ryan Murphy (USA) – 1:53.62
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 200 Backstroke
  1. GOLD: Evgeny Rylov (ROC), 1:53.27 OR
  2. SILVER: Ryan Murphy (USA), 1:54.15
  3. BRONZE: Luke Greenbank (GBR), 1:54.72
  4. Bryce Mefford (USA), 1:55.49
  5. Adam Telegdy (HUN), 1:56.15
  6. Radoslaw Kawecki (POL), 1:56.39
  7. Ryosuke Irie (JPN), 1:57.32
  8. Nicolas Garcia Saiz (ESP), 1:59.06

Evgeny Rylov held a commanding lead from the start of the race, but Ryan Murphy and Luke Greenbank had a closer battle for silver.

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WOMEN’S 100 FREESTYLE – FINAL

  1. GOLD: Emma McKeon (AUS), 51.96 OR
  2. SILVER: Siobhan Haughey (HKG), 52.27
  3. BRONZE: Cate Campbell (AUS), 52.52
  4. Penny Oleksiak (CAN), 52.59
  5. Sarah Sjostrom (SWE), 52.68
  6. Femke Heemskerk (NED), 52.79
  7. Anna Hopkin (GBR), 52.83
  8. Abbey Weitzeil (USA), 53.23

Emma McKeon started off strong and only built her momentum in this race, ultimately winning by a solid one-third of a second. She led a 1-3 Asutralia finish, as Siobhan Haughey  defended 2nd place by posting a new Asian Record time.

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MEN’S 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY – FINAL

  • World Record: Ryan Lochte (USA) – 1:54.00 (2011)
  • Olympic Record: Michael Phelps (USA) – 1:54.23 (2008)
  • World Junior Record: Hubert Kos (HUN) – 1:56.99 (2021)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Michael Phelps (USA) – 1:54.66
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 200 Individual Medley
  1. GOLD: Wang Shun (CHN), 1:55.00
  2. SILVER: Duncan Scott (GBR), 1:55.28
  3. BRONZE: Jeremy Desplanches (SUI), 1:56.17
  4. Daiya Seto (JPN), 1:56.22
  5. Michael Andrew (USA), 1:57.31
  6. Kosuke Hagino (JPN), 1:57.40
  7. Laszlo Cseh (HUN), 1:57.68
  8. Lewis Clareburt (NZL), 1:57.70

Michael Andrew had a commanding lead at the 50, but Wang Shun took control after the backstroke. Then Andrew built a full second lead over the field on the breaststroke and it came down to a close race between 4 swimmers on the final 50. Shun took gold and Duncan Scott an Jeremy Desplanches ran down the field to earn their spot on the podium.

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WOMEN’S 200 BACKSTROKE – SEMIFINALS

  • 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. Emily Seebohm (AUS) – 2:07.09
  2. Phoebe Bacon (USA) – 2:07.10
  3. Rhyan White (USA) – 2:07.28
  4. Kylie Masse (CAN) – 2:07.92
  5. Kaylee McKeown (AUS) – 2:07.93
  6. Liu Yaxin (CHN) – 2:08.65
  7. Taylor Ruck (CAN) – 2:08.73
  8. Peng Xuwei (CHN) – 2:08.76

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There are no race videos we could find of the women’s 200 back semifinals so far.

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