Swimmer Kimiko doesn’t make it to semis at Rio Olympics

Aug 08, 2016 (LBO) – Sri Lankan swimmer Kimiko Raheem failed to make it to the semifinals of the Women’s 100m backstroke on Sunday.

Raheem timed 1:04.21 in heats (28th) behind Kathleen Baker (U.S.) 58.84 seconds, Emily Seebohm (Australia) 58.99, Kylie Masse (Canada) 59.07 who led the timings.

The Sri Lankan star swimmer won the gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games in the 200m backstroke and silver in 200m freestyle and 4×100m freestyle relay.

Today Sri Lanka will see participation in Shooting, Men’s 10m air rifle (at 5:30 PM) and Judo, Men’s 73 kg (at 7:05 PM). On Tuesday it will be the Men’s 100m freestyle in Swimming.

The U.S., China and Australia are currently tied with three gold medals at the Rio Olympics.