TOKYO (AP) — American swimmer Lilly King doubled down on criticism of Russian athletes hours after the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his teams' medals are the “best answer” to critics who questioned why the country is allowed to compete following doping scandals.
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games got their first swimming individual world record and a fast start to the track competition on Day 7 of the Olympics.
Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa won the women’s 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes, 18.95 seconds, breaking the mark of 2:19.11 set by Rikke Moller Pedersen of Denmark at the 2013 world championships in Barcelona.
TOKYO (AP) — Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa flirted with the world record in the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries on Wednesday night in the Olympic pool.
She clocked 2 minutes, 19.16 seconds — just 0.05 off the world mark of 2:19.11 set by Rikke Pedersen of Denmark at the 2013 world championships.
TOKYO (AP) — When you're a swimmer from Alaska, there are some misguided stereotypes that must be laughed off.
Lydia Jacoby has surely heard them all before.
“She practically swims in iced-over lakes,” teammate Gunnar Bentz said.
TOKYO (AP) — Alaska is renowned for its majestic natural beauty. The snowy peaks. The glistening glaciers. The sparkling fjords.
The United States swimming team for the Tokyo Olympics, with name, age, hometown and events:
Haley Anderson, 29, Granite Bay, California, 10-kilometer marathon
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Lilly King Show is headed to Tokyo.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lilly King always seems to back up her big talk.
King is headed back to the Olympics after a victory in the 100-meter breaststroke at the U.S.