In an amazing turn of events towards the end of the race Australian Kyle Chalmers got his hand on the wall first to become Australia’s first 100m freestyle Olympic champion in 48-years at just 18-years-old.
Seeing teammate Kyle Chalmers win the men’s 100 Free just moments before the women dove in for their relay certainly inspired them in more ways than one
Allison Schmitt led off a golden 800 Free Relay in Rio for the United States last night
Hear what the medalists in the 100 Freestyle had to say after their extremely close race
The most dominant swim of Olympic night four was a classic.
Former olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte praises Lily King for saying “what everyone else is thinking”
O’Connor managed to hold on for the silver medal, touching in at 2:06.88 to record her personal best time in the 200 IM.
Aside from Peaty’s world record, there were 3 swimmers under 59 and all 8 competitors snuck under 1:00.
Defending Olympic champion Dana Vollmer managed to get on the podium. Vollmer was a 56.63 to take the bronze.
Ledecky was outstanding, reminiscent of a 2007-2008 Michael Phelps, beating the world record line by over a body length and finishing several body-lengths ahead of second place
Great Britain’s Adam Peaty absolutely demolished what anyone in the world thought was possible in the 100m breaststroke.
As expected, Sweden’s Sarah Sjostrom absolutely dominated the field here in Rio in the 100m butterfly
Australia, after not even medaling in the 400 Free Relay in London, managed to make it onto the podium this time around with a 3rd place finish
The Americans finally were able to redeem themselves after losing the Olympic gold to the French at the 2012 Olympic Games.
Kalisz managed to swim up to Hagino’s hip, but couldn’t get any farther than that as Hagino held him off in order to win his first Olympic gold medal