U.S. swim team leads team Australia in home turf despite dominating start

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Swimming is never an easy battle, especially in high-tension races like the one the US and Australian teams recently engaged in at the Australian Common Games. But, what was seen in Sydney was nothing less than a war, where one side had a victory and another a loss. But, to be fair, the whole game kept patrons glued to their seats until the last minute.

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The competition also cleared up a lot of confusion regarding entries for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. For either team, there were quite a few deserving swimmers. So what began as a reigning open field for the Australian swim team quickly became an even battlefield.

Team USA vs. Australia, who won the swim battle?

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The first night gave the home side clear reign in the pool. Swimmers like Emma McKeon and Mollie O’Callaghan had a grip on the crowd as they raced the 4×100 medley of the race. Honestly, a significant event in swimming history allowed Para swimmers to compete in events with others.

The Australian swimmers’ strategy was simple, use strength and the ‘double dip’ technique to get ahead of the rivals. But, things did not go as planned. Nealson was too tiredness in the third set to follow McKeon. The three-day competition ended with the United States crowned the winners, with scores of 309-284.

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USA were declared the winners and new talent Bella Sims stole the show in her 4x100m freestyle event. His style was impeccable, swimming in a broken freestyle. She said before the game“I train in broken freestyle, because who wants to do the whole distance all the time. I think I will do well there. and she did indeed.

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What is the final verdict?

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 12: Michael Phelps of the United States competes in the Men’s 200m Individual Medley at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on August 12, 2016.
(Photo by Salih Zeki Fazlioglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Since the end of the event, which was popularly tweeted under #DuelInThePool, fans are clamoring to know the results. It’s really surprising. Although the American team was crowned the winner, the Australian teams are literally breathing through their necks. The gap in the current edition was just 25 points, the closest since 2007.

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However, the good news is that after winning this edition of the “duel in the pool”, the United States team has won a new feather. They were winners of 8 consecutive events of the duel in pool.

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