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Is She the GREATEST Lady Swimmer?

By Rediff Sports
August 03, 2021 09:20 IST
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Team Australia's Emma McKeon is the first woman swimmer to win 7 medals at a single Olympics.

Emma, who won four gold and three bronze medals at the Tokyo Olympics, equals Soviet gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya's record set at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics of seven medals (two gold, five silver).

Watch the incredible swimmer in action at the Tokyo Games.

Please click on the images for a better look at the action.

IMAGE: Emma competes in the 50m Butterfly semi-final at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

IMAGE: Emma takes off in the 50m Freestyle semi-final. She won Gold in the event.
Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

IMAGE: Emma, on the left, in the 100m Freestyle Final. She won Gold in 51.96 seconds, an Olympic record and the second fastest time ever.
Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

IMAGE: Emma during the the women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final, which Australia won Gold.
Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

IMAGE: An underwater look at Emma during the 50m Freestyle semi-final.
Photograph: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

IMAGE: Emma with her perfect strokes in the water.
Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

IMAGE: Racing to the finish line!
Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

IMAGE: And Emma wins gold, after breaking the Olympic record in the 50m Freestyle Final!
Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

IMAGE: Emma watches a replay of her win on the big screen.
Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

IMAGE: Emma with her seven Olympics medals.
Photograph: James Chance/Getty Images

Photographs curated by Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Ashish Narsale/Rediff.com

 

 
 
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