Kromowidjojo is going swimming to Games 2020 in Tokyo

Kromowidjojo is going swimming to Games 2020 in Tokyo

Ranomi Kromowidjojo is going to in any case by swimming to the Olympic Games of Tokyo in 2020. That has the triple olympic champion, announced Thursday during a press conference in Eindhoven.

The last months there was onduidelijkleid about the future of Kromowidjojo, who this month 27 years. She said rather shortly after the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Budapest definite answer to give.

On that world cup performance was ‘Kromo’ last month very strong. She captured four medals: silver in the 50 free, 50 butterfly and 4×100 free with the mixed estafetteploeg and bronze with the estafettezwemsters on the 4×100 free.

“The results on the world cup are not the leading factor,” she said nevertheless, at the press conference. “Even before the world cup I had for myself decided that I haven’t wanted to stop.”

The future of Kromowidjojo was the last week a great theme, noticed the swimmer. “I was the last weeks very often the question of what I would do. I noticed that a lot of people asked, everyone wanted to know.”

“I like the direction of my life happy in their own hands,” said Kromowidjojo. “That is why I wanted during a press conference, tell yourself.”

The word is out! @ranomikromo going swimming to Tokyo! #SWCEindhoven


Time of placing
09:36 – August 10, 2017

World record

Kromowidjojo won in 2012 at the Games of London gold in the 50 metres and 100 metres free stroke. Four years earlier in Beijing, she became the first olympic champion as a member of the estafetteploeg of the 4×100 meters free battle. The netherlands won three world and four European titles on the long track.

Monday, she confirmed her good form during the World Cup short-course in Berlin at the 50 meter free stroke as the first female under 23 seconds to diving (22,93). This improved the world record by Sarah Sjöström (23,10) wide.

Kromowidjojo takes Friday and Saturday, and share to the World Cup in Eindhoven. “Tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, I go hard swim. Then I go holiday to celebrate.”

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