US Star Dressel Wins Men's Olympic 100m Freestyle Gold
Muhammad Rameez 2 months ago Thu 29th July 2021 | 09:50 AM
Tokyo, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 29th Jul, 2021 ) :US star Caeleb Dressel blazed to victory in the men's 100m freestyle final on Thursday, adding the Olympic gold to his back-to-back world titles.
The 24-year-old powered to the wall in a new Olympic record time of 47.02sec to dethrone charging Australian defending champion Kyle Chalmers, who came second (47.08).
Russia's Kliment Kolesnikov took the bronze in 47.44.
"I left everything in the pool. I gave everything I could," said Chalmers.
He will also race the 50m freestyle and 100m butterfly, and could feature in two other relays to keep his dream alive of a six-gold medal haul.