How to watch Australian swimmers in action at Tokyo 2020 Olympics on 31 July

From Ariarne Titmus to Kaylee McKeown, here are the Aussie swimmers in action on day eight of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, Saturday 31 July.

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There are four swimming medal events on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and Australia have representatives in every one.

The headline act is new sensation Ariarne Titmus, who will go head-to-head with Katie Ledecky again in the women's 800m freestyle. Can the Tasmania-born athlete make it a hat-trick of wins? Also keep an eye out for Kiah Melverton in that race.

Elsewhere, newly-crowned women's 100m backstroke Olympic champion Kaylee McKeown will try to add the 200m back gold medal to her Tokyo tally. Joining her in the final is seasoned campaigner Emily Seebohm, who secured the fastest qualifying time.

Elsewhere, Matthew Temple will try to land an individual Olympic medal on debut in the Men's 100m butterfly final.

Finally, McKeown (back) & McKeon (free), Zac Stubblety-Cook (breast) & Matt Temple (fly) will compete in the first ever Olympic mixed 4x100m medley relay final.

Who should you keep an eye and how should you follow their them in action? Read on for more.

READ: Five things to know about Kaylee McKeown

Australia: Which swimmers to watch on day eight of Tokyo 2020

Here's the schedule for Aussie swimmers today...

Men’s 100m Butterfly final - Matthew Temple

Women’s 200m Backstroke final - Emily Seebohm and Kaylee McKeown

Women’s 800m Freestyle final - Ariarne Titmus and Kiah Melverton

Women’s 50m Freestyle semi-final - Emma McKeown, Cate Campbell

Mixed 4x100m Medley relay final - Kaylee McKeown, Emma McKeon, Zac Stubblety-Cook, Matt Temple

Matthew Temple (2)
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How to watch Australia swimmers in action at the Tokyo 2020 Games

With so much on, we have you covered no matter how you choose to consume the Games.

You can find out where to watch all the action at the Tokyo Olympic Games by clicking here.

For real-time updates on the sporting drama as it unfolds following our Tokyo 2020 live blog here.

READ: Five things you did not know about Emma McKeon


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