On July 28, 29, and 30 of 2021, the Tokyo Aquatics Centre hosted the men’s 200-meter backstroke event at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
The final numbers, including universality places, will be determined by the ongoing selection process, but it is estimated that there will be around 30 competitors from around 20 countries.
200m Backstroke Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
In the 100-meter backstroke, Kylie Masse won silver to go along with the bronze she won in Rio in 2016.
Masse crossed the finish line in a time of 57.72 seconds, a quarter of a second slower than the Olympic record set by Australian Kaylee McKeown (who ran the race in a time of 57.47s). At the turn, Masse was in the lead, but McKeown overtook him in the final stages of the race.
In a time of 58.05 seconds, American Regan Smith placed third. McKeown came within 0.02 seconds of the world record she’d set at the Australian Trials that June. And Masse finished 0.02 seconds shy of her own national record at the Canadian Olympic Trials.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Evgeny Rylov Wins Gold in 200m Backstroke, Breaks American Streak
Evgeny Rylov of Russia, a two-time world champion in the backstroke, won the 200-meter event on Friday to add to his 100-meter victory from earlier in the week.
By finishing ahead of defending champion Ryan Murphy of the United States (1:54.15) and Britain’s Luke Greenbank (1:53.27), he set a new Olympic record (1:54.72).
After six consecutive Olympic gold medals in the men’s 200-meter backstroke, the United States was finally dethroned by Rylov’s victory.
This is in addition to the two backstroke golds and one silver medal that the 24-year-old Rylov already has from Tokyo.
Kaylee McKeown of Australia defeated Regan Smith, her longtime rival, to win the women’s 100-meter backstroke on Tuesday, setting a new Olympic record in the process. The 20-year-old finished in 57.47 seconds, just.02 seconds off her own world record.
With bronze medalist Kylie Masse of Canada in second place in 57.72 and third place finisher Smith of the United States in 58.05.
McKeown, Kaylee Biological History, Ancestry, Parents, and Personal History
She swims competitively at the professional level. Most notably, Kaylee competed in the women’s 200-meter backstroke at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships.
Kaylee gets his drive from her father, Sholto McKeown. Tragically, her father lost his struggle with brain cancer and COVID infection in the year 2020.
She has spoken publicly about competing in a variety of disciplines, including swimming, that have contributed to her rise to international fame. Kaylee McKeown is a rising star and a name you may recognise.
Career Highlights and World Record Holder: Kaylee Mckeown
She has swum in the Olympics and many other competitions, earning her a reputation as one of the best swimmers in the world. The world is taking notice of Kaylee, who is quickly becoming a household name thanks to her incredible talent.
She is a representative of Australia on the international stage, and she recently made headlines for setting a new world record in the women’s 100-meter backstroke.
Achievements and Accomplishments of Kaylee Mckeown
Kaylee won silver in the 4×100-meter medley at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships, her first major international competition.
She won the gold medal in the 50-meter backstroke, silver in the 100-meter backstroke, and bronze in the 200-meter backstroke at the same Youth Olympics.
Kayle competed for Australia in the 100- and 200-meter backstroke finals of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, where she placed fourth in both.
In 2019, she won two silver medals at the World Aquatics Championships, in the 200-meter backstroke and the 4×100-meter medley.
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