Nathan Adrian shocked everyone by beating a favoured James “The Missile” Magnussen in the 100-meter freestyle Wednesday.
Adrian put on quite the comeback and reached out for the wall just in time to take gold at the end.
Look at the photo finish (Adrian left, Magnussen right):
Here’s Adrian on the left touching the wall 0.01 second before Magnussen (right):
And here’s a really cool underwater look (Adrian is in the middle barely touching the wall before Magnussen touches it to the right of him):
Adrian was ecstatic afterward:
The Missile? Not so much:
Now watch video of the entire race:
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