American swimmer Bobby Finke took home a gold medal with an amazing late surge in the first-ever Olympic men's 800m freestyle final.
Italy's Gregorio Paltrinieri came in second place to win the silver medal, and Ukraine's Mykhailo Romanchuk finished in third for a bronze medal.
In 4th place with 50 meters to go, the American stormed into the lead, just in time to win his first Olympic medal.
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"I just really wanted to get my hand on the wall," Finke said. "I’m just so happy I was able to switch into another gear."
This was the 21-year-old Floridian's first Olympic Games.