American Bobby Finke made it a distance double in Tokyo, winning the gold medal in the men’s 1,500-meter freestyle.
Bobby Finke won Olympic gold for the U.S. in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle at the Tokyo Games on Sunday morning local time. The big picture: Ukraine's Mykhailo Romanchuk won the silver medal and Florian Wellbrock bronze, despite the German leading for most of the race. Finke, 21, also won a gold medal in the first-ever men's Olympic 800-meter freestyle final on Thursday.
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American Bobby Finke has won gold in the grueling men’s 1,500-meter freestyle race. The American won his second gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with another strong finishing kick. Just as he did in winning the 800-meter freestyle, Finke stayed closed throughout the 30-lap race and turned on the speed...
Olympics: Bobby Finke Unleashes Massive Final 50 to Collect 800 Freestyle Gold. Bobby Finke took a look up, 760 meters into the race, and knew it was now or never. Whatever was left in the 21-year-old Floridian’s legs, he was going to have to wring out if he had a chance to get in the medal picture in the men’s 800 freestyle.
(AP) – Tampa Bay’s Bobby Finke has won gold in the grueling men’s 1,500-meter freestyle race. The American won his second gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with another strong finishing kick. Just as he did in winning the 800-meter freestyle, Finke stayed closed throughout the 30-lap race and turned...
American Bobby Finke made a late charge on the final lap to pass three competitors and win gold in the 800-meter freestyle at the Summer Olympics.
2020 Tokyo Olympics swimming live updates: Caeleb Dressel wins fifth gold medal as Team USA shines in the pool
After an exciting week full of highlights for the United States, Saturday marked the last day of swimming at the Tokyo Olympics. And on the event's way out, Team USA made quite a splash to put an exclamation mark on their aquatic endeavors. Saturday's Olympic swimming finals included the 50-meter...
USA's Bobby Finke wins gold in men's 800-meter freestyle. American swimmer Robert Finke won gold in the men's 800-meter freestyle event on Thursday morning in Japan with a time of 7:41.87. This is the first time the event has been held at the Olympics. Finke, who goes by Bobby, beat...
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As the Olympic torch blazes over Tokyo more than 7,000 miles away, folks here at St. Pete Aquatics are fired up too over one of their own swimming for the gold. What You Need To Know. Bobby Finke competing against the best swimmers in the world.
The Florida Gators are swimming in gold in Tokyo after Caeleb Dressel and Bobby Finke won their Olympic races in dramatic fashion. Dressel captured the 100-meter freestyle with an Olympic-record time of 47.02 seconds to hold off 2016 gold medalist Kyle Chalmer of Australia. A little more than an hour earlier, Finke staged an incredible comeback during the 800-meter freestyle to surge past ...
A come-from-behind victory for Bobby Finke was just part of another spectacular day for U.S. swimmers at the Olympics. He joins TODAY in Tokyo along with medal winners Allison Schmitt, Paige Madden, Katie McLaughlin, Brooke Forde, Bella Sims and Hali Flickinger. “My original goal was just to make the finals,” Finke says, before “I realized I actually had a chance to win a medal.” Schmitt says, “I can’t even put into words what this means.”July 29, 2021.
Bobby Finke stood quietly in the back row for a group photo when the Countryside High School boys finished third overall at the 2016 Class 4A state meet. The Clearwater native won both his individual events, the 200-yard individual medley and 500 freestyle. And in doing so, he earned 40 of the team’s 160 total points, or one-fourth, by himself. His coach, Scott Hernon, had to plead with Finke to show his face for the camera after all he had accomplished that weekend.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — After being delayed for one year, the Summer Olympics will take place in Tokyo beginning this week. Florida Gator swimmer Bobby Finke will be there becoming the first male swimmer from Pinellas County to be a U.S. Olympian. “When the kid couldn’t even walk, I would...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Distance freestyle events haven't been particularly kind to the United States the last few Olympics. The two longest free events — the 400 and 1,500 meters — produced a combined three medals for the U.S. over the last three Games: a pair of bronze in the 400 and a silver in the 1,500 at Beijing (2008), London (2012) and Rio de Janeiro (2016).
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Time is precious. Especially for a competitive swimmer, when every second counts. Florida Gator and four-time state champ Bobby Finke loves the race against the clock. What You Need To Know. Junior Bobby Finke from Clearwater swims for the University of Florida. When pools closed due...