In his first Olympic final, the Brazilian timed 1:55:19
It didn’t work for Brazil in the 200m butterfly male in swimming. Leonardo of God he finished 6th with a time of 1:55:19 and was left without a medal. The gold went to the Hungarian Kristóf Milak who made the time of 1:51:25 and set the Olympic record for Michael Phelps of 2008 from 1:52:03. Milak is also the world record holder having achieved the feat in 2019 in Korea with a time of 1:50:73. Leonardo is 34 years old and has been in the last two semifinals of the sport. In this edition of the Games of Tokyo 2020 he had the best times of his career and reached the Olympic final for the first time, despite not getting the medal. Still at dawn, Brazil disputes the medal in the men’s relay.