In all, Dressel could leave Tokyo with six medals, which would be two short of Michael Phelps’ historic eight golds in 2008. He’s been advertised as one of the faces of the Summer Games and a focus of media coverage when he’d rather “just shut up and swim,” as he put it before the Olympics.
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Caleb Dressel wins the 1st individual gold medal of his Olympic career, beating defending champ Kyle Chalmers in the 100-meter freestyle