Jul 28, 2021
UPDATED: The USA ranks in the first position with 11 gold medals, 10 silver and 9 bronze. They are followed by Australia with 20 total medals and Great Britain with 8.
With 37 total events spaced out from the 24th of July to the 1st of August, the Swimming Class in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games has been going strong at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.
The US men's 4x100 swimming medley relay has not only won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics but also set a new world record at 3:26.78.
New breaking news as Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa set a new world record in the women's 200-meter breastsroke. She lived up to expectations as she beat King and Lazor from the United States and claimed the world record (2.18.95 seconds). This is also South Africa's first gold of the Games.
Trending topic news in this class involve teenager Ahmed Hafnaoui, from Tunisia, winning the 400m freestyle at the Olympic Games. This was an unexpected result as the young swimmer won against a field of faster and older competitors. He finished in 3.43.26 seconds.
Also, in the 200m women freestyle Siobhan Haughey has represented Hong Kong and claimed the first medal for the country in swimming history. She achieved the silver medal in 1.53.49 behind Australia’s Ariarne Titmus who continued her strong performance and won the olympic gold.