Annie Lazor, a swimmer for Auburn, wins a bronze medal in the 200 breaststroke at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
A. Lazor Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
For Auburn’s female athletes, the first day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was unforgettable. Former swimmer Annie Lazor claimed a bronze medal for Team USA in the women’s 200 breaststroke on Friday morning, just a day after gymnast Sunisa Lee won gold in the all-around competition.
With a new best time of 2 minutes and 20 seconds, Lazor (who swam for Auburn from 2013 to 2016) placed third, behind gold medalist Tatjana Schoenmaker (2 minutes, 18.95 seconds) and silver medalist Lilly King (2 minutes, 19.92 seconds) of South Africa.
Lazor’s bronze medal makes her the third Auburn woman to win an Olympic swimming medal, joining Kirsty Coventry and Margaret Hoelzer.
Coventry has more medals than anyone else in school history with seven, while Hoelzer has more than anybody else with two silvers and a bronze from the 2008 Olympics.
Luis Martinez swam brilliantly in both of the semi-finals for the men’s 100 butterfly, finishing in eighth place overall and earning a spot in the final. Martinez ran a 51.29 to win the heat and a 51.30 to finish second in the semi-finals, both of which were national records for Guatemala.
Martinez, an Olympic swimmer in Rio in 2016, will compete in the 100 fly final in Tokyo on a Saturday morning. This Friday night at 8:30 p.m. CT, tune in to NBC to watch the race live.
Santiago Grassi, a former colleague and training buddy of my, won his heat in the men’s 100 butterfly for Argentina. With a timing of 52.07, he placed 24th overall. On Friday, he plans to swim the 50 freestyle again.
She Competed in the Olympics, Where.
- Olympian who won a medal once (in 2020) but never again (1 bronze)
- At the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020, bronze (200-meter breaststroke)
Her Time Competing at the World Championships:
- The most recent is the 2018 gold, which is the (200-meter breaststroke)
- Course Duration: 2018
- 1 medal earned (1 gold)
- Gold – 2018 (200-meter breaststroke) (200-meter breaststroke)
Some Information About Her Private Life
Champion of the Pan American Games thrice…
She is the Lazors’ daughter, and her parents are Stacey and David.
Having two brothers and a sister, Devin and Nathan,…
Watching Netflix while sipping coffee and resting are favourite pastimes.