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  • World Record: US Men Remain Undefeated in 4×100 Medley Relay What a way to finish out the swimming program at the Olympics! Team USA maintained its winning streak in the men’s 4×100-meter medley relay, holding off Great Britain to set a new world record of 3:26.78. The Americans have never lost this race in the Olympics! The American men used their placement in lane 1 […] July 31, 2021
  • Emma McKeon Wins 7th Medal, Becomes Most Decorated Australian Athlete of All Time After winning gold in the women’s 4×100 medley relay, Australian Emma McKeon has become the most decorated Australian Olympic athlete of all time, in any sport. She’s hauling a whopping 7 medals home from the Tokyo Games: Women’s 100m Freestyle: Gold Women’s 50m Freestyle: Gold Women’s 100m Butterfly: Gold Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay: Gold Women’s […] July 31, 2021
  • Emma McKeon Wins Gold in 50m Freestyle Australia’s Emma McKeon adds another gold medal to her trophy case, winning gold in the women’s 50m freestyle. She set a new Olympic record in the final, swimming a 23.81. McKeon is having a stellar Olympics. She won gold in the 100 freestyle, bronze in the 100 fly, gold in the 4×100 free relay and […] July 31, 2021
  • Caeleb Dressel Takes Gold in 50m Freestyle And it’s another individual gold medal for American Caeleb Dressel, this time in the men’s 50-meter freestyle. His time of 21.07 is a new Olympic record. Dressel was off the blocks a bit slower than usual, but he was able to push to a solid lead by the last 10 meters. He was able to […] July 31, 2021
  • World Record: Great Britain Wins Gold in Mixed 4×100 Medley Relay From Great Britain’s world record performance to Team USA’s rough finish, the mixed 400-meter medley relay was something to watch. Let’s start with the world record. This is the first time the mixed medley relay has been contested at the Olympics, so Great Britain are in the history books as the first Olympic champs in […] July 30, 2021
  • Katie Ledecky Wins 3rd Consecutive Gold Medal in 800m Freestyle After touching first in tonight’s final, Katie Ledecky has completed her 800-meter freestyle 3-peat: She has won gold in this event at 3 consecutive Olympics. Ledecky redeemed herself after 2 losses to Australia’s Ariarne Titmus in the 200 and 400-meter freestyle. Titmus tried to power forward to close Ledecky’s lead in the last 100 meters, […] July 30, 2021
  • World Record: Caeleb Dressel Wins Gold in 100m Butterfly Caeleb Dressel added another individual gold medal to his collection in the men’s 100-meter butterfly, breaking the world record in the process! Dressel previously broke the world record in this event in 2019, swimming a 49.50. His 49.45 in tonight was an impressive swim — he managed to keep a solid lead ahead of Kristof […] July 30, 2021
  • Emma McKeon Wins Gold in 100m Freestyle Emma McKeon is on fire! After breaking the Olympic record in the 100-meter freestyle prelims in 52.13, she broke it again in finals, swimming a 51.96 — and that time was good enough to get her a gold medal! The Aussie is joined on the podium by her teammate Cate Campbell, who took third in […] July 29, 2021
  • Evgeny Rylov Wins Gold in 200m Backstroke 100-meter backstroke gold medalist Evgeny Rylov of Russia was at it again in the 200, setting a new Olympic record with a 1:53.27. He is the first non-American to win gold in this event in 6 Games! Despite his best efforts, 2016 gold medalist Ryan Murphy couldn’t quite get past Rylov, finishing second and snagging […] July 29, 2021
  • World Record: Tatjana Schoenmaker Wins 200m Breaststroke Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa won gold in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke, swimming a massive 2:18.45. Schoenmaker almost broke the world record in semifinals, but a wonky finish prevented her from making it happen. Thankfully, she was able to make it happen in the race that meant the most! In this final, Lilly King had […] July 29, 2021