Tokyo 2020: Tyler Christianson improved his personal best and sets new Panama record
The Panamanian won his qualifying Heat in the 200 meter breaststroke at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
With the bittersweet taste of not qualifying for the semifinals, Tyler Christianson did achieve an important mark in Tokyo 2020 for Panamanian swimming.
With a time of 2:13:41, Tyler Christianson surpassed his personal best of 2:15:79 and set a new national record, during these Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.
Although he won his qualifying heat with an advantage over his rivals in lane 2, he was unable to advance to the semifinals of the tournament, due to being outscored in the following classifications.
Tyler Christianson, with a time of 2:13:41 finished 29th out of 38 competitors, the top 16 advancing to the semifinals.
This Wednesday at 5:45 am he will be competing in the Tokyo 2020 200m medley in Heat 1, Lane 3
Christianson is studying at the University of Notre Dame, where he is part of the swimming team, which allows him to prepare for Tokyo 2020.
In addition to the 200-meter breaststroke, Tyler Christianson is also enrolled in the 200-meter medley that will be held on Wednesday, July 28 in Tokyo 2020.