200m Breaststroke Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

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200m Breaststroke Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

On July 27, 28, and 29, 2021, the Tokyo Aquatics Centre hosted the men’s 200-meter breaststroke competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

The event has been happening at every edition since 1908, making this one the 26th time it has been featured.

With a time of 2 minutes and 10.35 seconds, athletes can qualify for the Olympics in this event.

200m Breaststroke Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

200m Breaststroke Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) can have up to two swimmers automatically qualify if they achieve the qualifying time at a recognised qualification meet.

The qualifying time for the Olympics is 2:14.26. Until the maximum quota for all swimming events is reached.

Up to one swimmer from each NOC meeting at that time is eligible for selection based on world ranking.

The universality spot can also be used by NOCs where no male swimmer has qualified for an event.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Izaac Stubblety-Cook Wins Gold in Men’s 200m Breaststroke

On Thursday, Australian Izaac Stubblety-Cook set a new Olympic record by swimming the 200-meter breaststroke in 2 minutes, 6.38 seconds. He won the gold medal.

The Dutch ace Arno Kamminga started strong but was passed in the final 50 metres by Stubblety-Cook, who finished first in 2:07.01.

Third place was accomplished by Finnish athlete Matti Mattsson, who finished in a time of 2:07.13.

Russian swimmer Anton Chupkov, who holds the world record and is a two-time world champion, had a disappointing Olympics overall after finishing in fourth place in the 100-meter breaststroke.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Tatjana Schoenmaker Shatters World Record to Win women’s 200m Breaststroke

With a new world record in the books, Tatjana Schoenmaker easily won the women’s 200-meter breaststroke at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

On Thursday, South African Tatjana Schoenmaker won the Olympic gold medal in the women’s 200-meter breaststroke by breaking the long-standing world record.

With a time of 2 minutes, 18.95 seconds, the 24-year-old bested the previous record set in 2013 by Rikke Moller Pedersen of Denmark.

Lilly King of the United States came in second with a time of 2:19.92, and Annie Lazor, her training partner and teammate, finished third in 2:20.84.

Schoenmaker, who is only 24 years old, won silver in the 100-meter dash by setting a personal best and coming close to the world record in the preliminary round.

Conclusion

At the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on the 28-30 of July 2021, the women’s 200-meter breaststroke competition took place at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

The event has been happening at every edition since 1924, making this one the 23rd time it has been featured.

Two minutes and twenty-five and a half seconds is the Olympic qualifying time for this race.

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) can have up to two swimmers automatically qualify if they achieve the qualifying time at a recognised qualification meet.

The qualifying time for the Olympics is 2 minutes, 29 seconds, and 89 hundredths.

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