Congratulations to Matt McLean for his GOLD MEDAL in the Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay! Charlie Houchin, Matt McLean, Davis Tarwater and Conor Dwyer swam in the Heat 2 leading up to the final with Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer, Ricky Berens and Michael Phelps taking home the Gold by 3 seconds to beat out rivals France and China among others. This medal also put Phelps at a count of 19, making him the most decorated Olympian of all time!
Also, watch tonight as Cavalier Lauren Perdue swims in the Women’s 4x200m Freestyle Relay and cheer her on! We’ve got Olympians competing in Swimming, Field Hockey, Tennis, Soccer, Equestrian and Rowing!
The University of Virginia is represented in London by 11 Olympians and two alternates. These athletes wear the colors of five different countries, including the United States (6), Switzerland, India, the Netherlands and Lebanon.