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Swimmer Remedy Rule bowed out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after missing the cut in the semifinal round of the women's 200-meter butterfly at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre on Wednesday, July 28.
The Filipina finished 15th overall out of 16 competitors with a time of 2:18.89, falling way short of the Top 8 ranking needed to make it to the medal round.
Zhang Yufei of China led the semifinal heats after clocking in at 2:04.89.
Rule also crashed out of contention in the 100m butterfly event where she finished 25th in a field of 33 during the preliminaries with a time of 59.68 days earlier.
Ohmer Bautista is a sports journalist who has covered local and international sporting events in the Philippines. The views expressed are his own.