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WATCH LIVE: Blacksburg’s Ian Ho swims in 50m freestyle heat

His heat is scheduled for 6:14 a.m. EDT

Ian Ho of Hong Kong waves after his heat of the men's 100-meter freestyle at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner) (Martin Meissner, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

Blacksburg’s Ian Ho returns to the pool on Friday in Tokyo.

This time, the Blacksburg High School and Virginia Tech grad will be swimming in the 50m freestyle, in the event’s seventh of 10 heats.

[Virginia Tech alum Ian Ho ready to ‘Shoot for the Moon’ at the Tokyo Olympics]

Click here to watch the event as it happens.

Earlier this week, Ho swam in the 100m freestyle event.

Among the 71 swimmers in the event, Ho’s time finished 34th overall.

[Around the Way with EJ: Pool talk with Olympian Ian Ho]

If you want to watch his 100m heat, click here and fast-forward to 13:45 in the video.

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About the Author:

Jeff Williamson arrived at WSLS 10 in March 2016.