Tokyo Olympics: Luke Greenbank takes bronze in men's 200m backstroke final

Last update on. From the section Olympics Luke Greenbank's bronze medal is his first Olympic medal Tokyo Olympic Games on BBC Dates: 23 Jul-8 Aug Time in Tokyo: BST+8. Listen live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra, and Sounds; Live text and video clips available on BBC Sport app and website. Luke Greenbank, the bronze medalist in the men's 200m reversestroke final, continued Great Britain's remarkable performances at the Tokyo Olympics. The 23-year old reached his destination in 54.72 seconds. After Duncan Scott's silver medal on Friday, Britain has now won six medals in swimming at the Games. Russian Evgeny Rylov won the gold medal with an Olympic record time (1:53.27), while Ryan Murphy of USA took silver. Crewe-born Greenbank said that it was "amazing" to BBC Sport. It is a dream coming true. It is a dream come true. I am over the moon, and I'm a little lost for words. "My first memory of swimming was at the Beijing Olympics, so this has been a goal of mine since childhood. It is amazing to be able to walk away with both a medal and an individual medal. Abbie Wood and Molly Renshaw finished sixth and seventh, respectively, in the final of women's 200m breaststroke. South Africa's Tatjana Schenmaker won gold with a world-record time of 2:08.95. Team USA teammates Lilly King (USA) and Annie Lazor (USA) claimed bronze and silver medals. Anna Hopkin finished seventh in the 100m freestyle for women. Australia's Emma McKeon won gold. McKeon won the Olympic gold medal with a time of 51.96. Siobhan Haugey from Hong Kong claimed silver, and Cate Campbell from Australia took bronze.


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