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U.S. swimming’s next stars show what they can do as the Americans win six early medals

TOKYO — The 400-meter individual medley is considered the ultimate test of swimming, its international champions earning the unofficial title of the world’s best all-around swimmers. They are the swimming version of the five-tool player — the five tools being butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle and pain tolerance. It is a race, lasting four minutes and change, that Chase Kalisz has spent his entire career trying to master.
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Incoming Cavalier Emma Weyant goes for gold in 400 meter IM

By the time Emma Weyant arrives on Grounds this fall, she could already be an Olympic gold medalist. The incoming first year finished first in her heat in the 400-meter Individual Medley (IM), and she will be seeded No. 1 overall in tonight’s final. Her time of 4:33.55 was the fastest of the night, and a new personal best for Weyant.

Olympics: Yui Ohashi Solid, Emma Weyant Top Seed in 400 IM

Olympics: Yui Ohashi Solid, Emma Weyant Top Seed in 400 IM. The day, and thus the Olympics, began with Japan hoping for success from its individual medley contingent. It ended with at least one result to take consolation in. Yui Ohashi authored a composed 400 IM in the women’s race,...

Olympics Day One Notebook: Americans Chase Kalisz and Emma Weyant with 400 IM Opportunity

Olympics Day 1 Notebook: American Kalisz and Weyant with 400 IM Opportunity. Prior to the Olympics, there was a clear favorite for gold in both the women’s and men’s 400 individual medley races, although the women’s favorite looked shaky off a challenging year. That favorite, Katinka Hosszu, did not impress in prelims as she qualified for the final in seventh position, almost 10 seconds off her world record, while the men’s favorite stunningly missed the final entirely, as Daiya Seto’s ninth-place mark of 4:10.52 left him three tenths outside the top eight.

Sarasota’s Emma Weyant wins silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Japan (WWSB) - Sarasota native Emma Weyant is coming back to the Suncoast with an Olympic medal. The 19-year-old finished second in the women’s 400-meter individual medley, taking the silver medal on Saturday. Her time was of 4:32:76. She came in behind Japan’s Yui Ohashi, who won the gold...

Watch: Tokyo Olympics clips from Day 1

USWNT routs New Zealand 6-1 for first win of Tokyo Games: After stunningly losing 3-0 to Sweden in their first match in Japan, the U.S. Women's National Team rebounded with a six-goal performance against New Zealand. Japan's Kohei Uchimura falls off high bar in qualification: Seven-time Olympic medalist Kohei Uchimura...
Longboat Observer

A Sarasota swimmer and rower will hit Olympic waters this week

Emma Weyant and Clark Dean will compete for the U.S. in Tokyo. The world was forced to wait an additional year for the Tokyo Olympics, but they have finally arrived. Sarasota has four athletes competing in the games this year. Previously, the Observer has written viewing guides for two of them, skateboarder Jake Ilardi and shooter Mary Tucker. Before the games officially begin with Friday's opening ceremony, here is a sport and viewing guide for the final two Sarasota Olympians: swimmer Emma Weyant and rower Clark Dean.

Team USA Contenders Highlight First Swimming Heats in Tokyo

The swimming competitions for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics began Saturday morning with heats in six events: men’s 400m individual medley (IM), women’s 100m butterfly, men’s 400m freestyle, women’s 400m IM, men’s 100m breaststroke and women’s 4x100m freestyle relay. Team USA dominated in the pool at the 2016 Rio Olympics, taking...