RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 13: (L-R) Jordan Wilimovsky of the United States and Gregorio Paltrinieri of Italy and Connor Jaeger of the United States compete in the Men's 1500m Freestyle Final on Day 8 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 13, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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Swimming - Olympics: Day 7
France's Damien Joly looks on after the Men's 1500m Freestyle heats during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 12, 2016. / AFP / GABRIEL BOUYS
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Vladimir Salnikov swimming for the Soviet Union won the 400 metres and 1500 metres freestyle. He was the first person to swim under fifteen minutes in the 1500 m freestyle. He missed the LA Games because of the boycott but won gold again in this event at Seoul 88.
2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Victory Ceremony - Men's 1500m Freestyle Victory Ceremony - Olympic Aquatics Stadium - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/08/2016. Gregorio Paltrinieri (ITA) of Italy poses with his gold medal. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.