Olympics-Swimming-China win women’s 4x200m freestyle in world record time

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Swimming - Women's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay - Final
Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Swimming – Women’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay – Final – Tokyo Aquatics Centre – Tokyo, Japan – July 29, 2021. Team China celebrate winning gold and setting a world record. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

July 29, 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) – China won the gold medal in the women’s 4x200m freestyle in a world record time of seven minutes 40.33 seconds at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

The time bettered Australia’s record of 7:41.50 from the 2019 world championships. The United States won the silver and Australia took the bronze.

(Editing by Nick Mulvenney.)