• Bronze medallist China's Li Bingjie (L), gold medallist Australia's Ariarne Titmus (C) and silver medallist USA's Kathleen Ledecky pose with their medals for photographers after the final of the women's 400m freestyle swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on 26 July 2021. Picture: AFP

    Titmus wins duel in the pool as Dressel launches Olympic gold rush

    The Tokyo Aquatics Centre also witnessed a dominant 100m breaststroke swim by world record holder Adam Peaty, who defended his title to give Britain its first gold medal of the Games. Elsewhere on the third day of action in Tokyo, Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt won the men's triathlon in a race marred by a bizarre false start.