Team America makes France look silly

If you haven’t seen it yet, do yourself a favor and check out the men’s 4x100m Freestyle relay final, held Sunday night in Beijing.  The U.S. quartet of Michael Phelps, Garrett Weber-Gale, Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak swam a world record 3:08.24 to defeat a heavily favored French team.

Leading up to the race, French star and former 100m free world record holder Alain Bernard publicly announced his team had come to “smash” the Americans.  He proceeded to get passed on a sparkling anchor leg by Lezak, who in so doing regelated the Frenchie to the fitting status of former world record holder.

The dominance of the Americans in the pool has continued tonight, with the U.S. claiming 7 medals in 4 finals. Among the highlights:

Keep ’em coming.

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2 responses to “Team America makes France look silly

  1. polisciafterparty

    That picture should be on a Wheaties box…

    -trader

  2. Congratulations to th US Men’s Gymnastics Team on their Bronze Medal. The team was not even expected to be on the podium. It was a great performance of determination. Good going, Gentlemen.

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