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Twitter reacts to Tatjana Schoenmaker's sensational Olympic record

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Tatjana Schoenmaker (Getty)
Tatjana Schoenmaker (Getty)

Twitter went into overdrive on Sunday following Tatjana Schoenmaker's epic Olympic record in a 100m breaststroke heat in Tokyo.

Swimming out of lane 5, the 24-year-old finished her heat in a time of 1:04.82 - beating American Lilly King's record from Rio 2016 - and qualified fastest for the semi-final, which takes place at 02:50 (SA time) on Monday morning. 

Here's some of the best reactions on Twitter:


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