World records tumbled on Day 5 of the Tokyo Olympics Games, as China and Greece made history by smashing weight lifting and rowing ceilings, while Great Britain was only 0.03 seconds short of topping the boards in 4x200m freestyle swimming.

Chinese weightlifter Shi Zhiyong made history in the 73kg weightlifting discipline, as he broke his own world record by lifting overall a total of 364kg, winning him the gold medal.