Tokyo Olympics: Australia’s Emma McKeon becomes first female swimmer to bag seven medals at single Olympics

Emma McKeon grabbed two more gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. She had been marked to become the first female swimmer to win 7 medals in a single Olympics. She made an Olympic record to win the 50-meter freestyle in23.81 seconds, completing the sprints double after winning the 100.

After just thirty minutes the Australian Swimmer diver under the pool back for winning again, this time as being a part of Australia's 4 100 medley relay. The Americans were trailed after her butterfly leg, but somehow Anchor Cate Campbell passed Abbey Weitzeil to make a victory with an Olympic-record time.

McKeon made her statement by saying," I feel like it has been a bit of a roller coaster getting a gold medal and trying to keep the emotions at bay."

Finally, Emma McKeon was leaving the Tokyo Olympics after bagging four gold and three silver medal in the Olympic games tying the record for most medals won by a woman swimmer at a single game set by Soviet gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya in 1952 in Helsinki.

McKeon's efforts on the last day in the Tokyo Olympics have mirrored that of American star Caeleb Dressel. Both made the victory by winning the 50 free and swam the butterfly leg by marking their victories.

 

 

by Sneha Singh | Sun, Aug 01 - 02:45 PM

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