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Dressel, McKeon win more gold in the pool

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as they should with their population & technology

So is China, but they're not close

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GO USA GO!

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The US takes it again

as they should with their population & technology

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More golds and more world records

Swimming final table: Golds - Silver - Bronze = Total

1.) United States - 11 G - 10 S - 9 B = 30

2.) Australia - 9 G - 3 S - 8 B = 20

3.) Great Britain - 4 G - 3 S - 1 B = 8

4.) China - 3 G - 2 S - 1 B = 6

5.) ROC - 2 G - 2 S - 1 B = 5

6.) Japan - 2 G - 1 S - 0 B = 3

The US takes it again. Japan kinda disappeared

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Dressel doing the job!

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Enjoying the coverage from lock down Sydney. Well done Tokyo

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McKeon’s collection makes her equal record-holder with the most medals won at a single Games by any woman in any sport in Olympic history

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Yep, congratulations, Australia!

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Congratulations! to Brazil’s Silver-medalist, Bruno Fratus. Olympic TV coverage abroad: “What an inspirational moment! A testimonial to the Olympic ideals of sportsmanship, compassion and true love for their fellow human beings.

*- @RJ 3:05pm: “There was a very touching scene on the podium during the men's 50 m fs medal ceremony when bronze medal winner Brazilian Bruno Fratus treated his third place prize like a gold medal with tears of joy and then shortly after that getting very warm. sincere hugs and kisses from his wife.  His smile and charming disposition captured the moment. Even Caeleb was drawn to him. It was a great Olympic moment.” -*

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Side note: There was a very touching scene on the podium during the men's 50 m fs medal ceremony when bronze medal winner Brazilian Bruno Fratus treated his third place prize like a gold medal with tears of joy and then shortly after that getting very warm. sincere hugs and kisses from his wife.

His smile and charming disposition captured the moment. Even Caeleb was drawn to him.

It was a great Olympic moment.

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How many is this now for Australia?

- The Australians have won 6 women’s swimming GOLD medals in Tokyo and 7 GOLDs overall.

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Bravo to Florent Manaudou for his third medal - gold in 2012, silver in 2016 and again silver in Tokyo today...and to his girlfriend Pernille Blume for her bronze medal in the 50 m freestyle, McKeon, way too strong !

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How true @Randy Johnson 2:00pm: From the article:

-“Taking his place alongside Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz and Matt Biondi, Dressel captured his 4th AND 5th GOLD medals’ -

**That is quite impressive”, - **Indeed!

“****and in addition to his GOLD medal haul, Dressel got a few world records to boot. - Indubitably!

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Congrats USA!!! Congrats Australia!!

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The Americans and the Australians do it AGAIN !! “Congratulations!”, to both Caeleb Dressel and Emma Mc Keon !!..

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Taking his place alongside Michael Phelps, Mark Spitz and Matt Biondi, Dressel captured his fourth and fifth gold medals

That is quite impressive, and in addition to his gold medal haul, Dressel got a few world records to boot.

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Ryan Murphy, Michael Andrew and Zach Apple joined Dressel on the winning team, ensuring the Americans closed out the swimming competition with another gold in a race they’ve never lost at the Olympics.

It's like a gold rush today! Well done lads!

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Congratulations! A great achievement.

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