The Tokyo Games are almost here. We individually revisit an amazing Olympic memory, per diem, over the 25-day leadup.
NBC will have comprehensive coverage of the Tokyo Olympics' Opening Ceremony on Friday, July 23, beginning live at 6:55 a.m. ET. The ceremony will be re-aired at 7:30 p.m. ET for U.S. viewers who tune in for primetime, then replayed again overnight.
2 | Caeleb Dressel, U.S. Swim Trials in 2021
1st - Men's 100m Freestyle
Two-time reigning world 100m freestyle champion Caeleb Dressel won the event at U.S. Trials in 47.39 to qualify for his second Olympics.
Dressel, the 100m free U.S. record-holder, will be joined in Tokyo by Zach Apple. Blake Pieroni and Brooks Curry will come along for the 4x100m.
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3 | Sam Mikulak, U.S. Gym Trials in 2021
2nd-Best High Bar of Trials
Two-time Olympian Sam Mikulak, after a relatively low parallel bars score of 13.750, rebounded big on the high bar during U.S. Trials.
His score, 14.750, was the competition's second highest behind only Brody Malone's 14.800.
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