WATCH: Tokyo 2020 Day 4 Finals Race Videos From NBC and Eurosport

2020 TOKYO SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

Day 4 Finals Recap

Fall asleep too early to watch day four finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics? Don’t stress, all the race videos from both NBC and Eurosport are all in this post for you to catch up on.

The semifinals of the men’s 100 free kicked off the night, where ROC’s Kliment Kolesnikov and USA’s Caeleb Dressel landed the top seeds. Into the first two finals of the evening, world record-holder Kristof Milak of Hungary finally became an Olympic champion in the 200 fly and Aussie Ariarne Titmus earned a second Olympic title with her 200 free win as Siobhan Haughey earned Hong Kong its first pool swimming medal with silver.

Later, Chinese Zhang Yufei swam the top women’s 200 fly semifinals time while Aussie Zac Stubblety-Cook will headline the competitive men’s 200 breast final. In the women’s 200 IM final, Japan’s Yui Ohashi earned her second Olympic title while American teammates Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass earned silver and bronze.

In the first-ever women’s 1500 free final, the Katie Ledecky was crowned the first-ever Olympic champion in the event with American teammate Erica Sullivan picking up silver for a 1-2 USA finish.

More history was made in the men’s 800 free relay final, where Team Great Britain (Tom Dean, James Guy, Matthew RichardsDuncan Scott) swam a sub-7:00 effort of 6:58.58, exactly 0.02s off the Olympic record and 0.03s off the World record. The standard did set a new European record and the nation’s first gold medal in the event.

MEN’S 100 FREESTYLE – SEMIFINALS

  • World Record: Cesar Cielo (BRA) – 46.91 (2009)
  • Olympic Record: Eamon Sullivan (AUS) – 47.05 (2008)
  • World Junior Record: David Popovici (ROU) – 47.30 (2021)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Kyle Chalmers (AUS) – 47.58
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 100 freestyle
  1. Kliment Kolesnikov (ROC) – 47.11
  2. Caeleb Dressel (USA) – 47.23
  3. Alessandro Miressi (ITA) – 47.52
  4. Hwang Sunwoo (KOR) – 47.56
  5. David Popovici (ROU) – 47.72
  6. Kyle Chalmers (AUS) – 47.80
  7. Nandor Nemeth (HUN) – 47.81
  8. Maxime Grousset (FRA) – 47.82

NBC:

WOMEN’S 200 FREESTYLE – FINAL

  1. GOLD: Ariarne Titmus (AUS) – 1:53.50
  2. SILVER: Siobhan Haughey (HKG) – 1:53.92
  3. BRONZE: Penny Oleksiak (CAN) – 1:54.70
  4. Yang Junxuan (CHN) – 1:55.01
  5. Katie Ledecky (USA) – 1:55.21
  6. Barbora Seemanova (CZE) – 1:55.45
  7. Federica Pellegrini (ITA) – 1:55.91
  8. Madison Wilson (AUS) – 1:56.39

NBC:

Eurosport:

MEN’S 200 BUTTERFLY – FINAL

  • World Record: Kristof Milak (HUN) – 1:50.73 (2019)
  • Olympic Record: Michael Phelps (USA) – 1:52.03 (2008)
  • World Junior Record: Kristof Milak (HUN) – 1:52.71 (2018)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Michael Phelps (USA) – 1:53.36
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 200 butterfly
  1. GOLD: Kristof Milak (HUN) – 1:51.25
  2. SILVER: Tomoru Honda (JPN) – 1:53.73
  3. BRONZE: Federico Burdisso (ITA) – 1:54.45
  4. Tamas Kenderesi (HUN) – 1:54.52
  5. Chad le Clos (RSA) – 1:54.93
  6. Leonardo de Deus (BRA) – 1:55.19
  7. Gunnar Bentz (USA) – 1:55.46
  8. Krzysztof Chmielewski (POL) – 1:55.88

NBC:

Eurosport:

WOMEN’S 200 BUTTERFLY – SEMIFINALS

  • World Record: Liu Zige (CHN) – 2:01.81 (2009)
  • Olympic Record: Jiao Liuyang (CHN) – 2:04.06 (2012)
  • World Junior Record: Suzuka Hasegawa (JPN) – 2:06.29 (2017)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Mireia Belmonte Garcia (ESP) – 2:04.85
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Women’s 200 butterfly
  1. Zhang Yufei (CHN) – 2:04.89
  2. Hali Flickinger (USA) – 2:06.23
  3. Boglarka Kapas (HUN) – 2:06.59
  4. Regan Smith (USA) – 2:06.64
  5. Yu Liyan (CHN) – 2:07.04
  6. Brianna Throssell (AUS) – 2:08.41
  7. Svetlana Chimrova (ROC) – 2:08.62
  8. Alys Thomas (GBR) – 2:09.07

NBC:

MEN’S 200 BREASTSTROKE – SEMIFINALS

  • World Record: Anton Chupkov (RUS) – 2:06.12 (2019)
  • Olympic Record: Ippei Watanabe (JPN) – 2:07.22 (2016)
  • World Junior Record: Qin Haiyan (CHN) – 2:07.35 (2017)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: Dmitriy Balandin (KAZ) – 2:07.46
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 200 breaststroke
  1. Zac Stubblety-Cook (AUS) – 2:07.35
  2. James Wilby (GBR) – 2:07.91
  3. Arno Kamminga (NED) – 2:07.99
  4. Nic Fink (USA) – 2:08.00
  5. Matti Mattson (FIN) – 2:08.22
  6. Ryuya Mura (JPN) – 2:08.27
  7. Anton Chupkov (ROC) – 2:08.54
  8. Erik Persson (SWE) – 2:08.76

NBC:

WOMEN’S 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY – FINAL

  1. GOLD: Yui Ohashi (JPN) – 2:08.52
  2. SILVER: Alex Walsh (USA) – 2:08.65
  3. BRONZE: Kate Douglass (USA) – 2:09.04
  4. Abbie Wood (GBR) – 2:09.15
  5. Yu Yiting (CHN) – 2:09.57
  6. Sydney Pickrem (CAN) – 2:10.05
  7. Katinka Hosszu (HUN) – 2:12.38
  8. Alicia Wilson (GBR) – 2:12.86

NBC:

BBC Sport:

WOMEN’S 1500 FREESTYLE – FINAL

  1. GOLD: Katie Ledecky (USA) – 15:37.34
  2. SILVER: Erica Sullivan (USA) – 15:41.41
  3. BRONZE: Sarah Kohler (GER) – 15:42.91
  4. Wang Jianjiahe (CHN) – 15:46.37
  5. Simona Quadarella (ITA) – 15:53.97
  6. Kiah Melverton (AUS) – 16:00.36
  7. Anastasia Kirpichnikova (RUS) – 16:00.38
  8. Maddy Gough (AUS) – 16:05.81

NBC:

Eurosport:

MEN’S 4×200 FREESTYLE RELAY – FINAL

  • World Record: USA (Phelps, Berens, Walters, Lochte) – 6:58.55 (2009)
  • Olympic Record: USA (Phelps, Lochte, Berens, Vanderkaay) – 6:58.56 (2008)
  • World Junior Record: USA (Magahey, Urlando, Mitchell, Foster) – 7:08.37 (2019)
  • 2016 Olympic Champion: USA (Dwyer, Haas, Lochte, Phelps) – 7:00.66
  • SwimSwam Event Preview – Men’s 4×200 freestyle relay
  1. GOLD: Great Britain – 6:58.58
  2. SILVER: Russian Olympic Committee – 7:01.81
  3. BRONZE: Australia – 7:01.84
  4. USA – 7:02.43
  5. Italy – 7:03.24
  6. Switzerland – 7:06.12
  7. Germany – 7:06.51
  8. Brazil – 7:08.22

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1 month ago

NBC cuts of the videos too soon. Would like to see more of the reactions from the athletes.

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