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Olympics Day Five Wrap Up

Highlights: Hungarian breaststroker Daniel Gyurta breaks the world record in the 200m breaststroke, just touching out the Brit Michael Jamieson. Chinese Liuyang Jiao overtakes Spaniard Mireia Belmonte Garcia in the last 50m of the 200m butterfly to win by over a second. The Chinese are showing amazing back end speed at these Olympics. It wasn’t […]

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Olympics Day Two Wrap Up

Two world records in one night and we’re just getting started. Highlights included: Dana Vollmer from the US beating the rest of the field by almost 1 second in the 100m butterfly and breaking the world record in 55.98. The pec-dancing South African Cameron van der Burgh breaking the world record in the mens 100m […]