Lakeville swimmer Regan Smith won a third Olympic medal on Sunday, helping the U.S. to the silver in the women's 4-by-100 medley relay.
Smith swam the first leg — backstroke — for the Americans, who finished just 13-hundredths of a second behind the Australian team which set an Olympic record.
Regan Smith of the United States competes in the women's 4x100-meter medley relay final at the Summer Olympics on Sunday in Tokyo.
Jae C. Hong | AP
Smith also earned
silver in the 200-meter butterfly and bronze in the 100-meter backstroke.
Star Tribune reports that Smith and gymnast Sunisa Lee are the first Minnesota athletes to win more than two medals at a single Olympics.
The U.S. women's 4x100-meter medley relay team -- including Lakeville's Regan Smith (left) along with Lydia Jacoby, Torri Huske and Abbey Weitzeil, celebrates at the podium after earning the silver medal at the Summer Olympics.
Gregory Bull | AP
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