2016 Rio Olympic Games: Day 5 Prelims Photo Gallery and Full Results

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Cate Campbell started this morning off with an Olympic record in the women’s 100 freestyle with a 52.78. Her sister Bronte will join her in tonight’s semifinals. Simone Manuel was the second qualifier this morning. She will be joined by American teammate Abbey Weitzeil in semifinals.

Russia’s Evgeny Rylov was the fastest man in this morning’s 200 backstroke. Mitch Larkin, the Australian with the top time in the world this year was third.

Rikke Moller Pedersen of Denmark will be the top seed in semifinals of the women’s 200 breaststroke. Rie Kaneto of Japan qualified second.

In the men’s 200 IM, Ryan Lochte cruised to a top spot. Michael Phelps also swam a relaxed race for third. Philip Heintz of Germany slipped in between the American duo.

Highlighted by a 1:55.95 split from Allison Schmitt, the Americans return in the top spot for the women’s 4×200 freestyle relay.

Full results from this morning’s session are available here.

USA Today Sports has been on hand capturing all of these swims.

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Author: Cathleen Pruden

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Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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