Chase Kalisz brings home first US gold medal of Tokyo Olympics

The U.S. swim team picked up its first six medals of the Olympics, all of them in the pool.

TOKYO, Japan — TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz got things started, claiming the first American gold at the Olympic pool.

By the time the morning was done, the powerhouse team had a whole bunch of medals.

Six of them in all, quite a start Sunday for the U.S. in the post-Michael Phelps era.

“I’m happy to be here and kick the U.S. off,” said Kalisz, who won the 400-meter individual medley.

There was room for others to shine, as well.

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