Posted July 29, 2012 on AP on Fox
France upset favored Australia and the United States to win the 4x100-meter freestyle relay at the London Olympics on Sunday. The Americans led all the way until Yannick Agnel pulled ahead of Ryan Lochte in the final lap. France clocked 3 minutes, 9.93 seconds, and the Americans settled for silver in 3:10.38. Russia took bronze in 3:11.41. Pre-race favorite Australia was fourth. It was sweet revenge for the French, who lost a close race to the Americans in Beijing four years ago.

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