Gold, Emma Mckeon, Gold Medal, Australia

Gold, Emma Mckeon

Swimming: Dressel and McKeon complete Olympic sprint gold doubles

Olympics-Swimming-Dressel and McKeon complete sprint gold doubles

1/8/2021 5:25:00 AM

Olympics-Swimming-Dressel and McKeon complete sprint gold doubles

TOKYO: Caeleb Dressel of the United States powered to victory on Sunday (Aug 1) in the men's 50m freestyle to claim his third individual gold ...

BookmarkTOKYO: Caeleb Dressel of the United States powered to victory on Sunday (Aug 1) in the men's 50m freestyle to claim his third individual gold medal at the Tokyo Games while Australia's Emma McKeon also completed the sprint double with victory in the women's 50m.

Three patients aged 50, 65 and 90 die of Covid-19 complications; death toll reaches 68 Have safe-distancing crew check vaccine status at hawker centres and coffee shops, so up to 5 can dine in Singapore reports 1,453 new local COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

Dressel, the 100m free and butterfly champion, completed his sprint double with a huge margin of 0.48s over France's Florent Manaudou, the London gold medal winner and silver medallist in Rio. Bruno Fratus of Brazil took the bronze medal.Advertisement

AdvertisementDressel, who also picked up a gold medal as part of Team USA's 4x100 freestyle relay triumph, led from the front to claim the ninth swimming gold for his country at these Games.His 21.07s was a new Olympic record.Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Swimming - Women's 50m Freestyle - Final - Tokyo Aquatics Centre - Tokyo, Japan - August 1, 2021. Emma McKeon of Australia and Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden react after race REUTERS/Marko Djurica

McKeon's victory gave her a sixth medal in Tokyo - no Australian athlete has ever won more than five at a single Games.AdvertisementAdvertisementWorld record holder Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden took silver and Rio 50m champion Pernille Blume of Denmark took bronze.

Catch the Olympics Games Tokyo 2020 LIVE with 14 dedicated channels on meWATCH. Sign in now atand get into the action with Mediacorp, Singapore’s Olympics Network. Read more: CNA »

Permission to Dance? BTS sing their way through United Nations

NEW YORK — Fully vaccinated South Korean band BTS danced its way through the United Nations (UN) in a Monday (Sept 20) broadcast, promoting global goals tackling poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change ahead of the annual UN gathering of world leaders.

Swimming: Caeleb Dressel Dressel shatters world record to win 100m butterfly at Tokyo OlympicsTOKYO: American powerhouse Caeleb Dressel smashed his own world record to win the men's Olympic 100m butterfly title on Saturday (Jul 31) for his ...

Swimming: After historic feat, Ledecky hints at bid for Olympics immortalityTOKYO: After booking her place in Olympic history with a record sixth individual gold medal , world swimming's most decorated woman Katie Ledecky ...

Star American swimmer Caeleb Dressel says comparing him to Michael Phelps is not fair to Michael PhelpsCaeleb Dressel said he has goals beyond chasing Michael Phelps in swimming, adding that he doesn't even keep his medals.

Netizens Think Chinese Olympic Swimming Champ Zhang Yufei Looks Like South Korean Actress Bae Suzy

Olympics-Swimming-China's Wang wins men's 200m medley goldTOKYO: Wang Shun of China won the gold medal in the men's 200m individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. Duncan Scott of Britain won ...

Olympics-Swimming-American Ledecky wins women's 800m freestyle goldTOKYO: Katy Ledecky of the United States won the gold medal in the women's 800m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday. Ariarne Titmus ... The COVID-19 positive rate on every Friday, in Olympics city Tokyo Japan. July 30 22.75% July 23 12.67% July 16 12.72% July 9 8.43% July 2 7.13% June 25 6.35% June 18 5.32% June 11 5.10% June 4 5.48%