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Clay High Grad Caeleb Dressel Leads U.S. Men To Swimming Relay Gold

Lee Jin-man
Associated Press file photo
United States' Caeleb Dressel waves after winning the men's 50m butterfly final at the World Swimming Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, Monday, July 22, 2019.

Caeleb Dressel has his first gold medal of this year’s Olympics.

WJCT News partner News4Jaxreported the Clay High and University of Florida graduate led off the men’s 4x100-meter freestyle relay and set the tone as the U.S. team took gold in a time of 3:08.97. Italy was second in 3:10.11 and Australia third in 3:10.22 to take bronze.

He’ll next swim in the 100 free heats and semis on Tuesday, as well as the 4x200 free relay heats and finals if he’s selected for that event.

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