Zach Apple anchors Team USA to Olympic gold medal in men’s 4x100 freestyle relay
CINCINNATI (CINCINNATI ENQUIRER) - Trenton native and former Edgewood High School standout swimmer Zach Apple won a gold medal in the men’s 4x100 freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics.
Swimming in his first Olympic Games, Apple anchored the relay, and recorded a relay-best split of 46.69. He had a 0.05-second exchange.
Team USA finished the relay in 3:08.97. Italy earned the silver medal, and Australia took bronze.
Apple, who starred at Auburn and later Indiana University, also will represent Team USA in the 100-meter freestyle.
Apple earned a spot on Team USA with a runner-up finish in the 100-meter freestyle during the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials.
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