The 19-year-old crushed the mark of 3:58.37 that she set almost two years ago on the Gold Coast of Australia, and had been chasing ever since.
"I saw those (British) flags and each one represented what I'm actually here for - to represent one of the best countries on earth", said Peaty.
She's become almost predicable in stepping it up on the big stage, though she set a world record in the 800 free at an invitational in Woodlands, Texas last summer. She beat Great Britain's Jazz Carlin by nearly five seconds while teammate Leah Smith won the bronze medal. This fetched her first gold medal of the Rio Olympics 2016 after the silver medal she won on the previous day as a part of the American squad in the Women's 4x100m freestyle finals.
Katie Ledecky surprised nobody on Sunday when she once again did something we've never seen before.
"I've been training with her for the past month", Smith said.
Defending Olympic champion France was out front when Phelps dove into the water on the second leg, taking over for leadoff swimmer Caeleb Dressel. And so they sang, Smith on a lower rung as the bronze medalist, Ledecky on top with the gold, exactly where she was supposed to be. "I was just trying to set a [personal] best time, and for me that just happens to be a world record". Back when she was 17, she already broke the 4-minute barrier, setting the record at 3:58.37. Ledecky is now two for two in the medals this Rio Games after winning silver in the Women's 4x100 freestyle Relay. The American, who has not lost an individual final in her career at 12 finals and 12 gold medals and made it 13 for 13 in this event.
More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states
The only area still evacuated was Granite Creek in Teton County, where a wildfire was burning in Bridger-Teton National Forest. The National Interagency Fire Center in Boise said the C-130s will go into action Wednesday and initially be based in Boise.
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Other than the stylus, the Galaxy Note 7 also brings several other enhancements and features to the device versus Galaxy Note 5. When it comes to storage, the Note 7 has 64 GB storage, but it comes with a MicroSD card that can be expanded to 25GB.
Sjostrom was the first to shine, a time of 55.48 seconds in the 100m butterfly enough for her to triumph by a wide margin and become the first Swedish woman to claim an Olympic gold medal in the pool.
She played the board game Yahtzee with her roommates in the afternoon, and then donned headphones while getting mentally prepared for the late-night race.
The question when Katie Ledecky stepped onto the blue and white starting block at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on Sunday wasn't if she would win, but by how much.
Still to come: the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay, featuring the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. The younger guys started crying, I started crying. She was only 15 when she won a gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle at the London Games four years ago, and she spent most of her time cheering for the rest of the team because her final wasn't until the seventh day of the eight-day meet. USA swimmer Cody Miller took the bronze, edging fellow American Kevin Cordes 58.87 to 59.22. In addition, she could pick up another gold in the 4x200 free relay.
"He told me really kind words at the end", del Potro said, "and I appreciated that".
So if he misses any time, this is going to be a setback for an offense that has never been a consistent threat under Jim Caldwell. According to Ian Rapoport from the NFL Network, the fear is that he suffered an Achilles injury and it could be devastating.
Army captain, according to NBC reporter Katy Tur, who covered the campaign event. "Something very nice just happened to me". In response, Mr Trump said he "made a lot of sacrifices", citing the numerous "great structures" he built.
Klein warning about how Pokemon Go and similar games could be used in risky ways by convicted sex offenders. Jeff Klein and Diane Savino released a report in which they said the game could be used to target children.
There is an obvious need for Bruce on the Mets to bolster their offense, but there is always the worry of his defense. In exchange for Bruce, Cincinnati acquired infielder Dilson Herrera and left-hander Max Wotell .
Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. boosted its stake in Twenty-First Century Fox by 10.4% in the fourth quarter. Revenues grew 7% to $6.65B, short of consensus for $6.68B; foreign exchange had a negative impact of about 2%.
Michael Rotich said that he would try to work out the easiest way the purported coach's athletes could avoid being tested. Bosire said: "These are very serious allegations and we can not have someone of that character managing our team".
"The Walking Dead" Season 7 is set to return on October 23 and will be internationally launched on October 24 on FOX channels. It appears like The Saviors aren't the only people fans will get to be introduced to in " The Walking Dead " season 7.
Otherwise, Pirates fans will remember this as a salary dump - and one that might've cost them a solid young player or two . The game could have easily been ended in the 13th inning with Alex Bregman at the plate and a runner at second and third.
Second-ranked Germany, fifth-ranked Australia, sixth-ranked Sweden and host Brazil loom as potential quarterfinal opponents. Cable subscribers can also use the NBC Sports Live streaming service to watch games and coverage from the Rio Olympics .
Women's National Team, has been just a little outspoken about the Zika virus in the lead-up to the Games. The photos have attracted nearly 13,000 comments - many of them abusive posts from unhappy Brazilians.
Four others were listed in the bombshell McLaren report which exposed widespread state-sponsored doping in Russian Federation . Athletes who have already been ruled out by their IF and not granted CAS approval will not be put forward to the panel.
Hee-Chan Hwang scored the opener for South Korea , but Germany's Gnabry leveled before the break with his first goal of the night. However, the Barcelona star was eclipsed. "We need to apologise to the fans, to the people", said Brazil coach Rogerio Micale.
Record flooding was recorded by two gauges on the Patapsco River downstream from Ellicott City in Catonsville and near Elkridge. Hoffman said there is extensive structure damage to multiple businesses, residential areas, along with sidewalks and streets.
Incredibly no passengers or crew were killed when the plane burst into flames as it skidded along the runway. The Planefinder.net website was unable to locate the plane, stating the plane's status is "unknown".
We also can't forget - " Bachelorette " fanatics weren't the only ones who had to wait for the finale to get here. That's what we're really looking forward to". "It all goes back to when I got down on one knee", Rodgers said.
Here's everything you know about Instagram's latest update! Instagram stories are basically same as the Snapchat stories . Usual privacy settings apply to stories so users can ensure only their followers see content if they wish.
Congress went on recess last month without approving emergency funding that President Obama requested back in February. Scott said even though this is good news, they are still aggressively spraying for mosquitoes and testing residents.
Indeed, Jordan's appearance on The Bachelorette seems to have made a bad relationship between the brothers even worse. It sounds like the Rodgers family might have an Olivia Munn problem... or Olivia Munn has a Rodgers family problem.
Twenty percent of those who do get sick have mild symptoms of headache, fever, nausea, fatigue, skin rash or swollen glands. The effected counties include Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Clara, San Diego, Sonoma and Stanislaus.
The move of bad contracts allows the Padres to promote one of their outfield prospects - perhaps Manuel Margot or Hunter Renfroe . President of baseball operations John Hart said there was no need for Kemp to hurry to Turner Field with an off day Monday.
More than five inches of rainfall hit a Maryland city on Saturday night, causing several road closures and emergency evacuations. Larry Hogan said the storms caused extensive damage to property and infrastructure in the central part of the state.
The Jakarta Post said the paper had been printed before it learned that only four convicts, not 14, were shot by firing squad. Among those on death row include six Nigerians, four Indonesians, two Zimbabweans, one Indian and one Pakistani.