Tokyo Olympics 2020: Emma McKeon wins gold in women’s 50m freestyle | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India
The 27-year-old hit the wall in a new Olympic-record time of 23.81 ahead of Swedish world record-holder Sarah Sjostrom (24.07) and Denmark’s defending champion Pernille Blume (24.21).
Emma McKeon collects her sixth medal of #Tokyo2020!It’s a gold in the women’s 50m freestyle with an Olympic Recor… https://t.co/79FtDZktiV
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McKeon also lowered the Olympic record in both the heats and semi-finals, and there was no stopping her as she added the one-lap sprint to her 100m title.
#swimming Women’s 50m FREE FINAL!#AUS Emma Mckeon did it again!!!! Gold medal and new Olympic Record 🥇⏱23.81 https://t.co/H6PMsjosvq
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She also won gold in the 4x100m relay while taking bronze in the 100m butterfly, 4x200m relay and 4x100m mixed medley relay for a hugely successful Olympics.
⚡OLYMPIC RECORD FOR EMMA MCKEON⚡️In 23.81, Emma has written history setting the OR in 50m free and adding another… https://t.co/G5iaN9nYYp
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McKeon will also suit up for the mixed 4x100m medley relay later Sunday.
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