Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni bond
Rebecca Soni won gold in the women's 200-meter breaststroke at the Olympics last night, shattering her own world record in the process.
LONDON — Rebecca Soni pumped her fist and beamed, a rare display of emotion from the breaststroke queen. Tyler Clary giddily splashed the water, having made up for all the close calls in his career.
US Olympic swimmer Rebecca Soni set a new world record and also captured a gold medal during Thursday's women's 200 breaststroke, the same event she won in.
Rebecca Soni had won another gold medal in the 200-meter breaststroke, setting another world record in the process, in what might be the most dominant swimming performance of these Games. But her mother could only think about the journey. She could
Daniel Gyurta and Rebecca Soni both set world records in the 200 breaststroke. The Hungarian won gold, while Soni set her mark in a semifinal heat, further proof that it's still possible to go fast – really fast – even without the now-banned bodysuits.