Siobhan-Marie O’Connor Takes Her Time To Savour Rio & Recover On Road To Tokyo2020

Siobhan-Marie O'Connor - best yet to come - by Patrick B. Kraemer

Rio Reflections: that Siobhan-Marie O’Connor was capable of claiming Olympic silver in the Rio 200m medley back in August was never in doubt but not even she had expected to take the born-again might of Magyar to the wire. By the close of a closer short medley than anyone had predicted, O’Connor was just 0.3sec shy of Katinka Hosszu, the Hungarian who had arrived in Rio with a two-second advantage over the closest threat on the clock, the challenger from Britain and Bath.

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Rio Reflections: that Siobhan-Marie O’Connor was capable of claiming Olympic silver in the Rio 200m medley back in August was never in doubt but not even she had expected to take the born-again might of Magyar to the wire. By the close of a closer short medley than anyone had predicted, O’Connor was just 0.3sec shy of Katinka Hosszu, the Hungarian who had arrived in Rio with a two-second advantage over the closest threat on the clock, the challenger from Britain and Bath.

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