Chorley swimming ace Anna Hopkin smashes British record at Olympic Games in Tokyo

Chorley swimmer Anna Hopkin has broken the British record for the 100m freestyle event at the Tokyo Olympics.

By Craig Salmon
Wednesday, 28th July 2021, 12:39 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th July 2021, 7:46 am

The 24-year-old was timed at 52.75 in her heat to qualify for the semi-finals in third spot.

Australia's Emma McKeon set a new Olympic record of 52.13 to finish first with Hong Kong s Siobhan Haughey in second.

Today, Hopkin goes in the semi-finals of the 100m freestyle.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

Anna Hopkin

Support us and become a subscriber today. Enjoy unlimited access to local news, the latest football stories and new puzzles every day. With a digital subscription, you can see fewer ads, enjoy faster load times, and get access to exclusive newsletters and content. Click here to subscribe.