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The biggest stars of American swimming will compete against each other on Wednesday in a packed day.

Caeleb Dressel, one of the world’s best sprint swimmers, is competing in the men’s 100 freestyle finals and hopes not only to win gold and break the world record, but also to stop ROC’s Kliment Kolesnikov. American distance freestyle swimmer Bobby Finke will compete in the first ever men’s Olympic 800 freestyle, while Nic Fink will compete in the men’s 200 breaststroke against a tough field.

For the women too, some of the sport’s most famous names will compete against each other. Australia, Canada and the US will meet in the women’s 4×200 freestyle relay, which will be the third encounter between Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky. Talents in this race include Allison Schmitt (USA), Penny Oleksiak (Canada), Summer McIntosh (Canada) and Emma McKeon (Australia). And two US women will swim in the top four seeds in the women’s 200 butterfly, with Hali Flickinger and Regan Smith ready to battle for gold against China’s Zhang Yufei and Hungary’s Boglarka Kapas.

Sporting News will provide live updates and highlights on each event on day five of the Olympic Swimming Finals.

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Swimming results at the Olympics

Time (ET) event winner 2. 3.
9:30 p.m. Men’s 800 Freestyle (Final) Bobby Finke (USA) Gregorio Paltrinieri (Italy) Mykhailo Romanchuk (Ukraine)
9:44 pm 200 men’s breaststroke (final) Zac Stoppely-Cook (Australia) Arno Kamminga (Netherlands) Matti Mattsson (Finland)
9:53 pm Women’s 100 Freestyle (Semifinals 1) Siobhan Bernadette Haughey (Hong Kong) Cate Campbell (Australia) Penny Oleksiak (Canada)
9:58 pm Women’s 100 Freestyle (Semifinals 2) Emma McKeon (Australia) Sarah Sjostrom (Sweden) Abbey Weitteil (United States)
10:04 p.m. Men’s 200 back (semi-final 1) Evgeny Rylov (Russia) Adam Telegdy (Hungary) Radoslaw Kawecki (Poland)
10:11 pm Men’s 200 back (semifinals 2) Luke Greenback (Great Britain) Ryan Murphy (USA) Nicolas Garcia Saiz (Spain)
10:28 p.m. Women 200 butterfly (final) Zhang Yufei (China) Regan Smith (United States) Hali Flickinger (USA)
10:37 p.m. Men’s 100 Freestyle (Final)
10:54 p.m. 200 women’s breaststroke (semi-final 1)
11:01 pm 200 women’s breaststroke (semi-final 2)
11:08 pm Men’s 200 Individual Medley (Semi-Final 1)
11:14 p.m. Men’s 200 Individual Medley (Semifinals 2)
11:31 pm Women 4×200 Freestyle Relay (Final)

Live swimming updates, Olympic Games 2021 highlights

Men’s 100 Freestyle (Final)

10:40 p.m .: Dressel starts quickly in the 100s and leads in the 100s free curve.

10:36 pm: It’s Caeleb Dressel time. He is the second seed behind ROC’s Kliment Kolesnikov. Can he win gold in the 100 freestyle?

Women 200 butterfly (final)

10:33 pm: Yufei’s time of 2: 03.86 is the new Olympic record. Smith arrives at 2:05:30 p.m. and Flickinger ends at 2:05:65 p.m.

10:32 p.m .: Yufei wins gold and holds an Olympic record. Smith claims silver and Flickinger wins bronze.

10:32 p.m .: Yufei solidifies their lead, but Flickinger and Smith are currently in a great position to bring the US two more medals.

10:31 pm: Flickinger and Smith finished second and third, and seemed to win against Yufei, but she’s still leading.

10:31 pm: The event’s favorite, Zhang Yufei, is in the top 50 by a wide margin.

10:30 p.m .: Two Americans can be seen here as Hali Flickinger and Regan Smith swim in the 200 butterfly.

Men’s 200 back (semifinals 2)

10:17 pm: Greenback has the best time in the second semi-final with 1: 54.98, which puts him in second place in the final. Murphy finished third with a time of 1: 55.38 and his American team-mate Bryce Mefford was sixth overall in the final with 1: 56.37. Rylov’s time makes him number 1 overall.

10:16 pm: Greenback and Murphy lead the field and finish in the top two. The Spaniard Nicolas Garcia Saiz finished third in the second semi-final.

10:15 pm: Greenback is still ahead after the first 100, Murphy is now right behind him. Greenback started the race with the fastest time from the preliminary round.

10:14 p.m .: Murphy finishes third after the first 50. The Briton Luke Greenback leads the field.

10:12 pm: Murphy, the reigning 200 back Olympic gold medalist, will be looking to return to the finals to defend his gold.

Men’s 200 back (semi-final 1)

10:10 pm: The close race was really the second in this semi-final. Rylov came in at 1:54:45 a.m. Telegdy finished at 1: 56.19 and Kawecki at 1: 56.68. All but one swimmer in the heat came under 1:57.

10:09 pm: Rylov wins the semifinal run by a body length. The Hungarian Adam Telegdy finished second and the Polish Radoslaw Kawecki third.

10:08 pm: Rylov leads after the first 100 and extends his lead as he goes into the wall.

10:07 pm: Evgeny Rylov from the ROC swims from the fourth lane in the first round of the semi-finals. The Americans Bryce Mefford and Ryan Murphy will swim in the second round.

Women’s 100 Freestyle (Semifinals 2)

10:04 pm: After McKeon, Haughey will be second and Campbell third. Oleksiak is fifth in the 100 Free Final and Weitzeil is seventh. Brown missed the cut.

10:03 pm: McKeon’s best time of 52.32 will make her number 1 in the finals of the 100 freestyle. Sjostrom comes in at 52.82 and Weitzeil ends at 52.99. Brown finished seventh with 53.58.

10:02 pm: McKeon finished the semi-finals in first place, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom came second and Weitzeil came third.

10:01 pm: McKeon and the British Anna Hopkin lead the field after the top 50.

10:01 pm: Two Americans swim in the second semi-final: Erika Brown and Abbey Weitzeil.

Women’s 100 Freestyle (Semifinals 1)

9:58 pm: Haughey finishes with a time of 52.40, just below the latest Olympic record for Australian Emma McKeon with 52.13 in the preliminary round. Campell was second with 52.71 and Oleksiak is third with 52.86.

9:56 pm: Haughey wins the heat with Campbell in second place and Canadian Penny Oleksiak in third place.

9:56 pm: Siobham Haughey from Hong Kong leads the curve just over Cate Campbell (Australia).

200 men’s breaststroke (final)

9:51 pm: Stubblety-Cook now holds the Olympic record in 2: 05.38. Kamminga took silver in 2: 07.01 and the Finn Matti Mattsson won bronze in 2: 07.13.

9:49 pm: The Australian Zac Stubblety-Cook sets an Olympic record, catches Kamminga and wins the gold medal in the 200th breaststroke.

9:49 pm: Kamminga retains the lead 50 meters from the finish.

9:48 pm: The Dutch swimmer Arno Kamminga swims over the world record after the first 100.

9:47 pm: The swimmers are in the 200th breast final.

Men’s 800 Freestyle (Final)

9:47 pm: Incredible final stage on the 50 to win the Finke gold.

BOBBY FINKE WITH 26.39 IN THE FINAL 50. The American makes it in an unexpected gold medal – 7: 41.87 # TokyoOlympics #Swimming

– SwimSwam Live (@SwimSwamLive) July 29, 2021

9:43 pm: Finke finished with a time of 7: 41.87 to take gold. Paltrinieri takes the silver from the eighth track at 7:42:11 and Romanchuk wins the bronze at 7:42:33.

9:41 pm: Finke comes out of nowhere to get the gold medal and battles through the last 50 of lane three to get the medal.

9:41 pm: The German Florian Wellbrock takes the lead in the last corner.

9:40 pm: Paltrinieri is still leading when the bell rings to signal the final lap.

9:38 pm: The field begins to overtake Paltrinieri, with two Ukrainians – Mykhailo Romanchuk and Serhii Frolov – taking the lead.

9:37 pm: The rest of the pack behind Paltrinieri is very close together. Finke is currently second.

9:35 pm: Paltrinieri is about a body length ahead in the first 200s. He got a quick start from the gate.

9:34 pm: After the first 100, the Italian Gregorio Paltrinieri leads the way.

9:33 pm: Look out for American Bobby Finke in the 800 freestyle. He was third in a very close preliminary round.

Olympic swimming schedule 2021

With the exception of July 31, each day of the heats begins at 6:00 a.m. ET and ends with the finals at 9:30 p.m. ET. The USA Network will host the heats in the USA and NBC will host the finals, while CBC will cover both events in Canada.

Those in the United States hoping to rerun the qualifiers can tune in to NBC each afternoon to see how the swimmers fared earlier in the morning.

Wednesday July 28th

event Time (ET) Channel (USA) Canal (Canada)
Heats 6 o’clock in the morning USA CBC
final 9:30 p.m. ABC CBC

Thursday July 29th

event Time (ET) Channel (USA) Canal (Canada)
Heats 6 o’clock in the morning USA CBC
final 9:30 p.m. ABC CBC

Friday July 30th

event Time (ET) Channel (USA) Canal (Canada)
Heats 6 o’clock in the morning USA CBC
final 9:30 p.m. ABC CBC

Saturday July 31st

event Time (ET) Channel (USA) Canal (Canada)
final 9:30 p.m. ABC CBC