TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel has gained his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a world file within the 100-meter butterfly.
Katie Ledecky additionally took gold within the 800-meter freestyle, her second win in Tokyo.
Dressel touched in 49.45 seconds, breaking the mark he set on the 2019 world championships.
The silver went to Hungary’s Kristof Milak, whereas Switzerland’s Noe Ponti took the bronze.
Dressel’s victory got here within the first of three races on his morning schedule.
He additionally posted the highest time within the semifinals of the 50 freestyle.
Lastly, he’ll anchor the U.S. on the 4×100 blended medley relay.