Tokyo Olympics: US swimmer Chase Kalisz  wins gold in men's 400m medley

Chase Kalisz
25/07/2021 11:01 AM

TOKYO, July 25  -- American swimmer Chase Kalisz touched home first in four minutes and 09.42 seconds to win gold in the men's 400m individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday.

This is the first swimming gold of Tokyo 2020 and the first gold for Team USA, reports Xinhua.

Kalisz' compatriot Jay Litherland finished second in 4:10.28. Australia's Brendon Smith took the bronze 0.1 second after Litherland.