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Olympics: Double Delight for Yui Ohashi with 200 IM Gold

Olympics: Double Delight for Yui Ohashi with 200 IM Gold Olympic races are supposed to be close. But even by Olympic standards, the 1.4 seconds separating the eight finalists in the women’s 200 individual medley Wednesday morning was outstandingly tight. The race they delivered didn’t disappoint. In...

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Olympics: Kate Douglass First, Katinka Hosszu Second in 200 IM Prelims

Olympics: Kate Douglass First, Katinka Hosszu Second in 200 IM Prelims If the women’s 400 individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics taught us anything about Katinka Hosszu, it’s that the Iron Lady is not to be counted out yet. At 32, she may not be the world-beater she used to be, the all-conquering p...

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Olympics: Kristof Milak Cruises to Top Seed in 200 Butterfly

Olympics: Kristof Milak Cruises to Top Seed in 200 Butterfly It was 21 years ago that a gawky 15-year-old kid from Baltimore first stepped onto the global stage in the men’s 200 butterfly. In the five Games since that fateful day in Sydney, Michael Phelps never finished lower than fifth in his signa...

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Tokyo Storylines, European Men: Kristof Milak Now an Established Star

European Men’s Olympic Preview: Kristof Milak Heads to Tokyo as Established Star The first time the name Kristof Milak captured the world’s attention was in July 2017, when he won the European Junior Championships in the 200 butterfly in 1:53.73. But a few weeks later, Milak would not represent Hung...