Tokyo 2020 - James Guy stars as Team GB storm to gold in 4x100m mixed medley relay in world record time
Kathleen Dawson, Adam Peaty, James Guy and Anna Hopkin produced a remarkable performance in the 4x100m mixed medley relay final to deliver yet another gold in swimming for Team GB. James Guy was arguably the star of the show, getting GB from fourth into first on the third leg. You want it? We have it. Stream every Olympic event live on discovery+.
‘Out of this world!’ – GB break world record to collect medley gold
Italy's Thomas Ceccon gave Italy the lead with USA second and China third.
It was Italy first, China second and ROC third after the second 100m, but Adam Peaty did well to make up time for Britain and lifted the quartet into fourth.
Guy then produced a stunning final 50m to put Britain in front overall, 0.57 seconds ahead of China and Italy in third.
It was up to Anna Hopkin to drive home the gold for GB and she maintained a ferocious pace to produce a world record.
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Reacting to the incredible swim by Team GB, Eurosport's Greg Rutherford said: "Another fantastic performance in the pool by Team GB. The British team are now the world record holders, now the Olympic champions. It is mindblowing to watch this live.
"The performances they put in, the splits they swam is some of the fastest swimming they've ever done in their lives. They are the world record holders and they are the Olympic champions.
This swimming pool has been an absolute bastion of medals for Team GB and I feel utterly privileged and honoured to be here.
Great Britain's Ben Proud has qualified for the final of the men's 50m freestyle, finishing third in his semi-final behind first-placed USA's Caeleb Dressel and runner-up Kristian Gkolomeev from Greece. Proud's time of 21.67 was fifth best overall. Dressel finished in 21.42.
In the women's 50m freestyle, Australian Emma McKeon set an Olympic record time of 24 seconds to reach the final. Denmark's Pernille Blume finished second (24.08) and Sarah Sjoestroem of Sweden took third (24.13).
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