Surprises, upsets and records from the pool deck: The best swimming photos from the Tokyo Olympics

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United States' Caeleb Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle
United States' Caeleb Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
United States' Caeleb Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle
United States' Caeleb Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
U.S. teammates Paige Madden, left, and Allison Schmitt cheer on Katie Ledecky in the final of the 800-meter relay.
Teammates Paige Madden, left, and Allison Schmitt cheer on Katie Ledecky as she swims the anchor leg and secures the gold for the U.S. in the 800-meter relay final. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
USA's Regan Smith reacts after seeing that she won the silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly.
USA's Regan Smith reacts after seeing that she won the silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times)
U.S. swimmer Lydia Jacoby
U.S. swimmer Lydia Jacoby receives her gold medal after winning the women's 100-meter breaststroke. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
U.S. swimmer Lydia Jacoby
U.S. swimmer Lydia Jacoby reacts after winning the gold medal in the 100-meter breaststroke. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky
U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky celebrates after winning the gold medal in women's 1500-meter freestyle. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Zach Apple, top, and Haas Townley show exhaustion after the U.S. finished fourth in the men's 4x200 freestyle relay.
Zach Apple, top, and Haas Townley show exhaustion and frustration after the U.S. finished fourth in the men's 4x200 freestyle relay. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
U.S. swimmer Gunnar Bentz, top, competes in the men's 200-meter butterfly final.
U.S. swimmer Gunnar Bentz, top, competes in the men's 200-meter butterfly final. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Zach Apple splashes the water in jubilation after winning the men's 4x100 freestyle relay.
Zach Apple splashes the water in jubilation after winning the men's 4x100 freestyle relay. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy
U.S. swimmer Ryan Murphy competes in the men's 100-meter backstroke at Tokyo Aquatics Center. He won the bronze medal. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

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