Greenbank and Peaty add another silver to Loughborough’s medal total

Luke Greenbank and Adam Peaty ensured Team GB made history at the Olympic Games by clinching silver in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.

The Loughborough swimmers’ stunning performance wrapped up Great Britain’s eighth medal in the pool in Tokyo – its highest ever haul at the Games.

The quartet of Greenbank, Peaty, Duncan Scott, and James Guy finished 0.73 sec behind gold-medal winners USA.

Alumnus James Wilby also received a silver medal for playing his part in helping the team reach the final.

Reflecting on this incredible feat for British sport, Peaty later told the BBC “That is the standard we are at now…we are not looking at bronzes or silvers we are looking how to get gold. That is my mindset."

The full race can be viewed on the BBC Sport website HERE.

At the halfway point of the Olympic Games Loughborough-linked athletes have won three golds, four silvers, and one bronze medal.  

Loughborough’s dedicated 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games website features all the latest news, videos, and medal tables from Japan. 

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