Jay Litherland of the United States competes in the men's 400-meter individual medley, heat four. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
United States swimming
had an impressive showing in Rio de Janeiro this weekend. Michael Phelps grabbed his 19 in the men’s 4x100- meter freestyle relay. Katie Ledecky th gold medal crushed her own world record in the women’s 400-meter freestyle, a feat that landed her at the top of the podium. Getty photographer Adam Pretty captured the swimmers from the and other countries that raced this weekend. U.S.
Top: Michael Phelps gives the United States the lead in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay en route to claiming his 19th gold medal. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
American swimmer Maya Dirado takes the silver medal in the women's 400-meter individual medley in her last Olympics before retirement. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Katie Ledecky races in a heat of the 400-meter feestyle before smashing her world record and winning the gold medal in the final. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Dana Vollmer of the United States took the bronze medal in the 100m Butterfly. Photo: Adam Pretty
At top: American swimmer Cody Miller races toward a bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke final.
Adam Peaty of Great Britain sets a new world record and grabs gold in the men's 100-meter breaststroke final. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
At top: First-time Olympian Katie Meili of the United States will compete for a medal in the women's 100-meter breaststroke Monday. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
At right, two-time Olympian and American swimmer Conor Dwyer will compete for a medal in the 200-meter freestyle Monday. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
Katinka Hosszu of Hungary wins gold and sets a new world record in the 400-meter individual medley. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images
At top: Olivia Smoliga of the United States will try for her first Olympic medal in the 100-meter backstroke Monday. Photo: Adam Pretty/Getty Images