Tokyo 2020 Olympics day six: swimming, men’s golf and women’s rugby sevens begin and more – live!





























The legendary list of US men to win Olympic gold in the 100m free:

Caeleb Dressel
Nathan Adrian
Matt Biondi
Rowdy Gaines
Jim Montgomery
Mark Spitz
Don Schollander
Clarke Scholes
Wally Ris
Johnny Weissmuller
Duke Kahanamoku
Charlie Daniels








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Dressel wins men’s 100m freestyle gold

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While the Aquatics Centre is, of course, largely empty, it’s far from quiet, with a few hundred officials and team members from various countries cheering on the swimmers from the stands. The US contingent is one of the biggest, most animated and loudest, with some of them banging noise-sticks and chanting U-S-A! U-S-A!

Even before Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky dive in later in the session the Americans have had some medal success to shout about, with Bobby Finke winning gold in the men’s 800m freestyle and Regan Smith and Hali Flickinger taking silver and bronze respectively in the women’s 200m butterfly.















Zhang (CHN) wins gold in women’s 200m butterfly

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He was the youngest. But he was the fastest. On Thursday, 22-year-old Zac Stubblety-Cook won the first gold medal for Australia’s men at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, beating home a more experienced field to break the Olympic record in the 200m breaststroke final.

Stubblety-Cook started slowly, touching the wall in sixth at the first turn. But the Australian slowly reeled back fast-starting Dutchman Arno Kamminga, touching third at the final turn before a stunning last lap lifted Stubblety-Cook to the top step of the podium.

His win adds another gold to Australia’s burgeoning medal tally in Tokyo – with the potential for more to come later in the morning on Thursday.








Stubblety-Cook (AUS) wins men’s 200m breaststroke gold

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Bobby Finke (USA) wins men’s 800m gold

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Italy win lightweight women’s double sculls

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