Tokyo 2020: Brazil’s Fernando Scheffer wins bronze medal in 200m freestyle

The Brazilian swimmer finished on the podium behind Britain's Tom Dean, first place, and Duncan Scott, second place.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A lot of emotion characterized the four finals in Olympic swimming on Monday night (26). There was a Brazilian medal in the 200m freestyle.

In a thrilling race, Brazilian Fernando Scheffer took bronze behind two British swimmers in the men's 200m freestyle: Britain's Tom Dean and Duncan Scott.

This was the first Brazilian medal in swimming in this edition of the Olympic Games.

The men's 100m backstroke final was also held. Evgeny Rylov, representing the Russian athletes, took first place. Kliment Kolesnikov finished second, while U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy took third place . . .

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