Titmus beats Ledecky to gold in Olympic blockbuster
Australia's Ariarne Titmus won gold over Katie Ledecky in the 400m freestyle final at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Swimming in lane three, next to Ledecky in lane four, Titmus clocked 3:56.69 to beat the US megastar in 3:57.36. China's Li Bingjie (4:01.08) was third.On Olympic debut, Titmus became the first Aussie woman to win the 400m freestyle at the Games since icon Shane Gould in 1972. It was Ledecky's first-ever loss in an individual event at the Olympics."I can't believe it. I'm trying to contain my emotions," Titmus said on pool deck afterwards.
US star berries floats world record © imago images remained over 800 m freestyle without medal: Sarah Köhler.
Three days after bronze over 1500 meters of freestyle, the Frankfurterin occupied the seventh place on Saturday in Tokyo over 800 meters after 8: 24.56 minutes. Olympic champion became American Katie Ledecky. It was the overall seventh Olympic victory of Ledecky. She won before the two-time Tokyo Olympic champion Ariarne Titmus from Australia. Bronze went to the 1500-meter world champion Simona Quadarella from Italy.
"I'm a bit speechless over an 8:24, I've gone much faster over 1500," Köhler said in the ARD: "Now others have used their chance, and I missed my chance." That her lead time had served for bronze and she was slower in the final, "already pretty disappointing".
Aussies in action on day 6
Aussies in action on day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics.SWIMMING
+++ 100 m Butterfly: Derress with world record +++
In world record time, the new US floating star Caeleb Derressel won his third gold medal in his third final at the Olympics in Tokyo. The 13-time world champion triumphed two days after his first single success over 100 m freestyle also on the butterfly short distance. In 49.45 seconds, the 24-year-old from Florida left the 200 m-Olympic champion Kristof Milak from Hungary.
His old bottom of the 2019 World Cup subbed Dressel by five hundredths of a second. It was the fourth world record at the races in Tokyo. The Americans still has three more gold chances - over 50 m freestyle and in both layered plots.
The Seventh Olympic See for Australia Swimmer brought Kaylee McKown in 2: 04.68 minutes on Saturday Meanwhile to the 200 m. The Vice World Champion had already triumphed over half the distance.
Polish visa for Timanovskaya - Köhler and Zverev after returned .
the splinters on Tuesday © Getty Images Certificate with Belarus: Media trust in front of the Polish Embassy in Tokyo. +++ Swimming: Köhler receives paternal gold +++ Your bronze medal from Tokyo dangled around the neck, since swimmer Sarah Köhler received at the airport in Frankfurt am Main already the next precious metal: gold by dad! The Olympia medal shown in a wooden frame was presented at Köhler on Monday evening after returning to her homeland.