Lezak unpacks Team USA’s gold medal performance last night, detailing Dressel’s leadoff, the exchanges and Zach Apple’s monster anchor swim.
Did you miss Sunday night’s action in Tokyo? Have no fear, SwimSwam has all the biggest swimming headlines from the second Olympic finals session for you.
Some of my favorite images I’ve ever taken were during this morning’s electric, exciting and emotional session. The top shots are compiled here.
Kyle Chalmers split 46.44 on the end of the Australian 4×100 free relay to post the 5th-fastest relay split of all time.
The US men became only the third group to crack 3:09 in the 4×100 free relay, and the first since 2008, en route to winning gold today.
American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.
Canada’s Maggie MacNeil got today’s finals rolling with an Americas Record, while Zach Apple anchored the USA men to 4×100 freestyle gold at the end.
Ariarne Titmus beat Katie Ledecky in the women’s 400 free to pull Australia even with the United States in gold medals on Day 2.
Caeleb Dressel is set to join the American men in the 4×100 freestyle relay, leading-off for the team, which will be chased by the Italians.
Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.
After the women’s 400 free relay left the U.S. coaching staff with a deep calculus to make, the men’s 400 free relay will be straight-forward on Monday.
Lineups are out for the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay, one of the most anticipated events on the Olympic swimming schedule.
Already the world record holder in the 100 fly, Caeleb Dressel has eyes on the super-suited records in the men’s 50 and 100 freestyle in Tokyo.
From smashing air guitars to the South African upset to the Lezak/Agnel heroics, the men’s 4×100 free relay has never failed to entertain.
Apple gives us the full scoop on Olympic training camp, including some suited swims he threw down just last week in practice.