Team USA is on the finally on the board.
Chase Kalisz –a protégé and former training partner of Michael Phelps– finished first in the the men’s 400-meter individual medley.
Kalisz was in second place until it was time for the breaststroke… he took the lead and never looked back. After staying in first during his freestyle.
Kalisz won with a time of 4:09.42.
Team USA took home six swimming medals including
- Kieran Smith won bronze in the men’s 400-meter freestyle
- Emma Weyant won silver in the women’s 400-meter individual medley
- Hali Flickinger won bronze in the women’s 400-meter individual medley
- Team USA won bronze in the women’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay
(Photos, Instagram; via CBS Sports)