Three Longhorns win gold in one race in Rio

From left, Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps from the United States celebrate winning the gold medal in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
From left, Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas, Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps from the United States celebrate winning the gold medal in the men's 4x200-meter freestyle relay during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The four Texas Longhorn swimmers went to Rio representing the U.S.A. will all come home with gold medals. On Tuesday night Townley Haas swam the 5th fastest split in the 4×200 free relay as the U.S. dominated Great Britain in the Finals. Haas swam the second leg behind Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte followed Haas and then Michael Phelps anchored the win. For Phelps, his second gold medal of the night to go with the 200 Butterfly to run his gold total to 21.

Longhorns Jack Conger and Clark Smith swam in the 4×200 free relay prelims on Tuesday morning along with Lochte and Gunnar Bentz.

All three, Conger, Smith, and Haas will be back at Texas this coming season to help the Longhorns defend their national championship.

On Sunday Jimmy Feigen won gold as part of the 4×100 free relay team.

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