TOKYO (AP) — It felt like a changing of the guard at the Olympic pool.
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Ariarne Titmus narrowly missed the world record as she won the women’s 200-meter freestyle on Monday night at the Australian Olympic swimming trials.
Her time of 1 minute, 53.09 seconds was the second-fastest ever for the women’s 200 free and just 0.11 outside the world mark set by Italy’s Federica Pellegrini in 2009, before rubberized swimsuits were banned.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 3 of the Rio Games features medal action in gymnastics, swimming, fencing, women's rugby, judo and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local):
Michael Phelps swims in preliminaries of the men's 200 meter butterfly at 1:44 p.m.