Lydia Jacoby’s Stunning Gold Leads 4-Medal Pool Haul

Lydia Jacoby’s Stunning Gold Leads 4-Medal Pool Haul

The U.S. swim group took house 4 extra medals on Monday night time, headlined by means of Lydia Jacoby’s sudden victory within the ladies’s 100m breaststroke.

The nineteen-year-old beat out reigning Olympic champion and fellow American Lilly King, who completed 3rd, for the gold medal. King used to be one among 3 Workforce USA contributors to assert bronze Monday, in conjunction with reigning Olympic champ Ryan Murphy within the males’s 100m backstroke and Regan Smith within the ladies’s 100m backstroke.

Jacoby stuns King within the 100m breaststroke

Lydia Jacoby pulled an enormous dissatisfied over the extremely appreciated Lilly King within the 100m breaststroke. Jacoby gained the gold in 1:04.95. King, the protecting Olympic champion, used to be part a 2d in the back of. Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa captured the silver.

“I used to be simply seeking to really feel excellent and really feel glad going into it, and I believe like I did that,” Jacoby stated.

Ryan Murphy fails to shield Olympic identify

Ryan Murphy completed 3rd within the males’s 100m backstroke, no longer in a position to apply up his gold medal in Rio. His time used to be 52.19.

“Being 3rd on the planet is not any disgrace, however clearly you wish to have to head out and win, Murphy stated. “That used to be the most productive I had nowadays. Hats off to the Russian guys, who did nice.”

ROC swimmers Evgeny Rylov and Kliment Kolesnikov got here in first and 2d.

Bronze for Regan Smith within the 100m backstroke

Regan Smith got here in 3rd within the ladies’s 100m backstroke with a time of 58.05. Kaylee McKeown of Australia gained the gold and set a brand new Olympic document of 57.47.

The opposite American, Rhyan White, completed fourth.

Kieran Smith fails to medal in 200m freestyle

After profitable the bronze within the 400m freestyle, Kieran Smith couldn’t apply it up with every other medal, completing 6th in 1:45.12. British swimmers Dean Thomas and Duncan Scott completed 1-2, and Fernando Scheffer of Brazil gained the bronze.