Virginia swimmers Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh will continue their journeys to find the podium at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics tonight. Both qualified for the semifinals in the 200-meter Individual Medley event with Douglass swimming a new personal best to qualify in the top spot. Walsh will go into tonight’s semifinals tied for third.
#Tokyo2020 – In women's 200IM, Kate Douglass and Alex Walsh advance to semifinals for @USASwimming . #GoHoos
1. Kate Douglass – 2:09.16 (PB)
t3. Alex Walsh – 2:09.94 pic.twitter.com/OXWPULrGTd— Virginia Swimming and Dive (@UVASwimDive) July 26, 2021
The two Hoos were in different heats, with Douglass going in Heat 2 and Walsh in the final and fourth heat.