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Jason Lezak Unpacks The 4×100 Free Relay and Dressel’s 100 Free

Lezak unpacks Team USA’s gold medal performance last night, detailing Dressel’s leadoff, the exchanges and Zach Apple’s monster anchor swim. 

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Tokyo Rapid-Fire: Day 2 Swimming Headlines

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.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Finals Photo Vault

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.


Tokyo Relay Splits: Chalmers’ 46.44 and Apple’s 46.69 Are 5th/11th, All-time

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.


USA Men Dip Under 3:09 to Swim Fastest Textile 4×100 Free Relay Ever

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.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

American superstar Katie Ledecky has her first opportunity for Olympic gold in Tokyo on Day 2 in the women’s 400 freestyle final.


Tokyo 2020, North America Day 2: Mixed Session for Team USA Ends on a High Note

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.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics Day 2 Medal Table: Australia Closes Gap with United States

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.


Dressel, Kolesnikov In for 400 Freestyle Relay Final (Relay Lineups)

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.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Confident American Lilly King will open her 2020 Olympic campaign on Sunday in women’s 100 breaststroke, beginning her quest to defend 2016 gold.


Men’s 400 Free Relay: US Has an Easy Choice, What’s Russia to Do?

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.


Aussies Include Chalmers, Apple In For USA’s Men’s 400 Free Relay Heats

Lineups are out for the men’s 4x100m freestyle relay, one of the most anticipated events on the Olympic swimming schedule.


Ranking The World Records Most Likely To Go Down In Tokyo: Men’s Edition

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.


Tokyo 2020 Olympic Swimming Previews: Legacy of Drama In Men’s 4×100 FRR

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.


Zach Apple Breaks Down 2021 Olympic Training Camp, Previews Olympic Games

Apple gives us the full scoop on Olympic training camp, including some suited swims he threw down just last week in practice.