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Olympic Swimming Games Live Scores, Updates and Highlights from Day 6 at the 2021 Tokyo Games

America is well positioned to have a promising day at the Tokyo Aquatic Center pool.

The Americans have swimmers in each of Thursday’s last four races, and in three of those events an American swimmer qualified in the top four.

Annie Lazor and Lilly King will compete as third and fifth seeds, respectively, in the women’s 200m breaststroke against Olympic record holder Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa and Russia’s Evgeniia Chikunova.

Two Americans will swim in the 200 men’s backstroke. Reigning Olympic champion Ryan Murphy is the third seed and Bryce Mefford is the sixth. They will try to prevent Russian Evgeny Rylov from taking the two gold medals on his back.

Abbey Weitzeil and Canada’s Penny Oleksiak will compete in a highly competitive women’s 100 freestyle that had all but one qualifying finish with a time under 53 seconds in the semi-finals. Australian Emma McKeon, who swam the distance in 52.32 seconds in the semi-finals, set the Olympic record with 52.13 in her preliminary run.

The last final of the night will be the men’s individual medley 200, where American Michael Andrew will attempt a medal after qualifying fourth in the semifinals with a time of 1: 57.08. The top seed, Chinese Wang Shun, swam his semi-final in 1: 56.22.

Also on Thursday, American gold medalist Caeleb Dressel will compete in the men’s 100 butterflies semi-final, a world record-setting event, and Americans Rhyan White and Phoebe Bacon will compete for first place in the women’s 200 final. back against Canadian swimmer Kylie. Masse and Australian Kaylee McKeown.

Sporting News will provide live updates and highlights from each event during the sixth day of the Olympic Swimming Finals.

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Olympic swimming results

Time (ET)EventWinner2ndThird
9:30 pm100 male butterflies (semifinal 1)Kristof Milak (Hungary)Josif Miladinov (Bulgaria)Andrei Minakov (Russia)
9:35 pm100 male butterflies (semifinal 2)Single Villaenor (United States)Noe Ponti (Switzerland)Jakub Majerski (Poland)
9:41 pm200 breaststroke, women (final)Tatjana Schoenmaker (South Africa)Lilly King (United States)Annie Lazor (United States)
9:50 pm200 back, men (final)Evgeny Rylov (Russia)Ryan Murphy (United States)Luke Greenback (Great Britain)
9:59 pm100 Women’s Freestyle (Final)Emma McKeon (Australia)Siobhan Bernadette Haughey (Hong Kong)Cate Campbell (Australia)
10:16 pm200 men’s singles medley (final)
10:35 pm200 backstroke, women (Semifinal 1)
10:42 pm200 backstroke, women (semifinal 2)

Live Swimming Updates, Highlights from the 2021 Olympics

100 Women’s Freestyle (Final)

10:02 pm: McKeon sets an Olympic record at 51.96 by winning the gold medal. Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey takes silver and Australia’s Cate Campbell takes bronze with 52.52. Reigning co-champion Penny Oleksiak (Canada) finishes fourth with 52.59 and American Abbey Weitzeil is eighth with 53.23.

10:02 pm: McKeon leads the field at 25.08 after the first 50.

10:01 pm: Australian Emma McKeon comes off the block with an incredible 0.58 lead.

200 male back (final)

9:56 pm: The ROC star has won all 100 and 200 back gold medals at the 2021 Tokyo Games.

9:55 pm: Rylov claims the gold medal and the Olympic record in 1: 53.27. Murphy takes silver with 1: 54.15 and Greenback takes bronze with 1: 54.72.

9:54 pm: Rylov continues to lead at 1: 23.93 with 50 meters to go. Murphy in second with 1: 24.65.

9:54 pm: Murphy moves up to second to 55.63 behind Rylov to 55.18.

9:54 pm: Rylov leads after the first 50 over Britain’s Luke Greenback and Murphy in third.

9:53 pm: Evgeny Rylov of the ROC, Ryan Murphy of the United States and Irie Ryosuke of Japan each have the fastest reaction time at 0.54.

200 women’s breaststroke (final)

9:48 pm: That Schoenmaker record is the first individual world record set during the 2021 Olympics. Both the women’s 4×100 and 4×200 freestyle relays were world records.

9:46 pm: It’s a world record for Schoenmaker, who defends his Olympic gold medal with 2: 18.95. King wins the silver medal with 2: 19.92 and Lazor takes the bronze with 2: 20.84.

9:45 pm: Schoenmaker has taken the lead with the last 50 meters remaining to go 1: 42.46 to 1: 42.57 from King.

9:45 pm: King maintains his lead over Schoenmaker after the first 100 at 1: 06.47 to 1: 07.06. Annie Lazor is in fifth place with 1: 08.61.

9:44 pm: King leads after the first 50 at 31.27 with Schoenmaker second at 31.64.

9:44 pm: Lilly King is the first off the blocks with a 0.65 reaction time, but South African favorite Tatjana Schoenmaker is off 0.66.

100 male butterfly (semifinal 2)

9:42 pm: That is now two Olympic records in two days for Dressel.

9:39 pm: That Olympic record didn’t last long. Dressel sets the new mark at 49.71, with the Swiss Noe Ponti second at 50.76 and the Polish Jakub Majerski third at 51.24. American Tom Shields will miss the final after finishing eighth in the heat at 51.99.

9:38 pm: Dressel goes out the door at 11:20 p.m. to lead the 50’s exit.

100 male butterfly (semifinal 1)

9:33 pm: Milak advances to finish with an Olympic record time of 50.31. Bulgarian Josif Miladinov finished second with 51.06 and Minakov was third with 51.11.

9:33 pm: Andrei Minakov of the ROC and Mehdy Metella of France are tied for first place after the top 50 and Milak is in third.

9:30 pm: Caeleb Dressel will swim in the second heat of the 100 butterfly. The men’s 200 butterfly winner, Kristof Milak, will swim in the first heat in the fast lane.

2021 Olympic Swimming Calendar

With the exception of July 31, each day will begin with playoffs starting at 6 am ET and end with final races beginning at 9:30 pm ET each day. USA Network will host the playoffs in the United States and NBC will host the finals, while CBC will provide coverage of both events in Canada.

Those in the United States hoping to see reruns of the qualifying heats can tune in to NBC every afternoon to see how the swimmers performed early in the morning.

Thursday July 29

EventTime (ET)Channel (US)Canal (Canada)
Heats up6 a. M.USACBC
Finals9:30 pmNBCCBC

Friday July 30

EventTime (ET)Channel (US)Canal (Canada)
Heats up6 a. M.USACBC
Finals9:30 pmNBCCBC

Saturday July 31

EventTime (ET)Channel (US)Canal (Canada)
Finals9:30 pmNBCCBC

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