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Women's 400-meter freestyle

Allison Schmitt
Allison Schmitt swims to a silver medal in the women's 400-meter freestyle with a time of 4:01.77. The U.S. swimmer was just 0.32 seconds shy of gold, but she did manage to set an American record in the event. Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times