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PH swimmer Remedy Rule ends Olympic campaign in 200m butterfly semis

Beatrice Go
PH swimmer Remedy Rule ends Olympic campaign in 200m butterfly semis

NEW QUEEN. Remedy Rule continues to show that she can compete against the best in the world.

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Remedy Rule caps off her maiden Olympic bid with her pet event

Remedy Rule closed out her Tokyo 2020 Olympics campaign in the women’s 200m butterfly semifinal on Wednesday, July 28, at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.

Rule clocked 2 minutes and 12.89 seconds in the second heat of her pet event for a 15th place finish overall.

In the heats, the Filipino-American finished with a time of 2:12.23 as she swam alongside event leader Zhang Yufei of China on Tuesday night.

Only the top 16 swimmers advanced to the semifinals.

Rule holds the national record in the women’s 200m butterfly with a time of 2:09.58, which was set at the 2020 TYR Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa. 

In the country’s hosting of the Southeast Asian Games in 2019, she bagged the silver behind Singapore’s Quah Jing Wen. – Rappler.com

Beatrice Go

More commonly known as Bee, Beatrice Go is a multimedia sports reporter for Rappler, who covers Philippine sports governance, national teams, football, and the UAAP. Stay tuned for her news and features on Philippine sports and videos like the Rappler Athlete’s Corner and Rappler Sports Timeout.