WATCH: Dressel Shreds 49.76 Fly Split To Lead USA 4x100 Medley Relay Gold

2017 FINA World Championships

July 23-30, 2017
Budapest, Hungary
Dagály Aquatics Arena
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Men 4x100m Medley Relay -- FINAL
World Record: 3:27.28 -- USA, 2009
Championship Record: 3:27.28 -- USA, 2009
American Record: 3:27.28 -- USA, 2009

1.) United States -- 3:27.91
2.) Great Britain -- 3:28.95
3.) Russia -- 3:29.76
4.) Japan -- 3:30.19
5.) Brazil -- 3:31.53
6.) China -- 3:31.65
7.) Hungary -- 3:32.13
8.) Belarus -- 3:33.63




Just like the women's relay, the United States men's squad featured either the gold or silver medalist in each of the 100s. Right off the bat, it's pretty tough for any country to compete with that -- even if you are Great Britain and have Adam Peaty split a 56.91 100m breaststroke.

Led by Caeleb Dressel's 49.76 butterfly split, Team USA got its hand on the wall for gold in the final race of the meet. The Americans' time of 3:27.91 challenged the 2009 supersuit world record of 3:27.28 and was actually faster than what they won the Olympics with last summer (3:53.13).

As mentioned earlier, Peaty's 56.9 split propelled Great Britain up with the pack and was followed by a 50.8 from James Guy and 47.0 from Duncan Scott for the silver medal and final time of 3:28.95. If they can develop a backstroker over the next three years, they are going to be seriously dangerous in 2020. Russia rounded out the podium for bronze in 3:29.76, courtesy of Vlad Morozov's 46.69 anchor leg.

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