Katie Ledecky has sights set on 2024 Paris, presumably 2028 Los Angeles
Katie Ledecky wrapped up the Tokyo Video games with two gold and two silver medals. And she or he made it clear her Olympic profession shouldn’t be over.
Sandy Hooper, USA TODAY
TOKYO — The US males continued their dominance within the 4×100 medley relay with a world-record efficiency at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
The Individuals had been led by Caeleb Dressel who completed his outstanding Tokyo Video games with a fifth gold medal, swimming butterfly within the ultimate relay of the meet. He won gold in the 50-meter freestyle earlier within the day.
The U.S. males completed in 3:26.78, beating the earlier world report by .50 seconds.
Nice Britain took the silver, ending .73 behind the Individuals. Italy took bronze.
The relay opened with Ryan Murphy on backstroke, adopted by Michael Andrew, who completed his breaststroke leg with the Individuals in second behind Nice Britain. Dressel then regained the lead and Zach Apple closed it out, anchoring the freestyle leg.
“We spent 14 months in isolation and doing the proper factor and we trusted in one another,” Murphy mentioned. “It is simply actually particular.”
The U.S. has by no means misplaced the lads’s medley relay on the Olympics. The one time it has not gained gold was in 1980 when your complete group boycotted the Moscow Video games.
The U.S. finishes the swimming competitors with extra medals than every other nation, together with 30 general and 11 golds. Australia win 20 general and 9 golds.