Tokyo 2020 – Caeleb Dressel storms to fourth gold medal in 50m freestyle, Emma McKeon wins women’s gold
It was a fourth gold medal at Tokyo 2020 for USA’s Caeleb Dressel, with the 24-year-old breaking the Olympic record when winning 50m freestyle gold. In the women’s final, Australia’s Emma McKeon broke the OR for the second successive race. You want it? We have it. Stream every Olympic event live on discovery+.
‘The Dressel Show!’ – USA star powers to fourth Tokyo gold with dominant 50m freestyle display
An exceptional start saw Dressel take charge of the shortest race in the pool, and after winning the 100m freestyle, 100m butterfly and 4x100m freestyle, he picked up his fourth gold with ease on Sunday.
‘He is way ahead of the world record!’ – Dressel pushed hard but powers to third gold of 2020 Games
With two golds at Rio 2016, the 24-year-old already has six overall and his dominant performances have meant he is yet to pick up a medal of any other colour.
In the women’s 50m freestyle final, it was another Olympic record for Australia’s Emma McKeon as she clinched the gold with a time of 23.81.
Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden won the silver, with Denmark’s Pernille Blume taking the bronze.
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