A Floridian from Micanopy now holds an Olympic record. Clay High School alum Caeleb Dressel won the gold medal last night in the men’s 100-meter freestyle, and he set an Olympic record as well.
Dressel led wire to wire and has the best start of anyone in the world.
— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) July 29, 2021
It’s the fourth Olympic gold medal of his career, but his first individual gold.
CAELEB DRESSEL SETS AN OLYMPIC RECORD IN THE MEN'S 100M FREESTYLE 🤯
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) July 29, 2021
Meanwhile, Bolles School alum Ryan Murphy from northeast Florida will swim for gold tonight in the 200-meter backstroke.