Michael Phelps wins nineteenth Olympic gold, Katie Ledecky breaks record

Michael Phelps delivered a vintage execution to guarantee an amazing nineteenth Olympic gold decoration of his profession on Sunday.

The 31-year-old, who quit the game after the 2012 Games, was back with a blast in Rio as Team USA facilitated to triumph in the 4x100 meters free-form transfer.

Phelps, who delivered a staggering second leg, has now won 23 awards altogether, broadening his record as the most beautified Olympian ever.

With child Boomer in participation, Phelps did his child glad, alongside colleagues Caleb Dressel, Ryan Held and Nathan Adrian.

It was the second gold of the night for the U.S. after Katie Ledecky created an astounding execution to win gold in the 400m free-form.

The 19-year-old crushed her own particular world record to win in a period of 3:56.46 - about five seconds in front of her nearest equal.

Ledecky's past best in the 400m was in August 2014, when she got back home in 3:58.37 at the Pan Pacific Championships.

Be that as it may, she shredded that opportunity to complete in front of Britain's Jazz Carlin and U.S. buddy Leah Smith.

A day in the wake of tying down the U.S 4x100m transfer group to silver, Ledecky demonstrated exactly why she's being touted as the best female swimmer on the planet.
Ledecky shocked the world at London 2012 by recording the second quickest 800m time in history at the period of only 15.

She has now set 12 world records in the previous four years and could yet include the 200m and 800m titles before she's finished.

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Breaststroke sensation Adam Peaty earned Great Britain its first gold award of the Games with a commonly jazzy execution.

The 21-year-old crushed his own particular record to add the Olympic title to his reality and European crowns.

"It's so dreamlike to get Team GB's first gold," Peaty, the main British man to win gold in the pool subsequent to 1988, told BBC Sport.

"I turned out today evening time and took the initial 50 simple and returned with all that I have.

"I did it for my nation and that implies such a great amount for me."

In the principal race of the night, Sarah Sjostrom broke her own particular world record to end up the primary Swedish lady to win Olympic gold in the pool.

The three-time best on the planet won the ladies' 100m butterfly in the wake of hustling home in 55.48 seconds to complete in front of 16-year-old Canadian Penny Oleksiak and U.S. protecting Olympic champion Dana Vollmer.