Swim Through Night Two Olympic Photo Gallery and Full Results

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Night two of Olympic swimming action did not disappoint.

Michael Phelps secured his 19th Olympic gold medal in the 400 freestyle relay as he and Caeleb DresselRyan Held, and Nathan Adrian held off the French and Australian teams.

Sarah Sjostrom started the night in world record fashion. She was followed on the 100 butterfly podium by Canada’s Penny Oleksiak and the United States’ Dana Vollmer.

Great Britain’s Adam Peaty lowered his own world record to take gold in the men’s 100 breaststroke.

Katie Ledecky was the third swimmer of the night to best her own world mark on her way to gold in the 400 freestyle. The 19 year old has now earned two medals in two days and is expected to continue a historic Games.

Americans Ryan Murphy and David Plummer took the top two spots for tomorrow night’s 100 backstroke finals while their teammate Kathleen Baker led the way for the women.

Lilly King of the USA and Russia’s Yulia Efimova set themselves up to go head to head for gold in tomorrow’s 100 breaststroke final.

Full results from night two of the 2016 Rio Olympics are available here.

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Author: Cathleen Pruden

Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

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