Per week into the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Video games and it is apparent swimmer Caeleb Dressel has made a splash.
Up to now, he is nabbed a gold medal within the males’s 4×100 meter freestyle relay and has secured his spot within the upcoming 100 meter freestyle ultimate. To not point out, followers in all places are swooning over the 6-foot-3, tattooed athlete. With the victory and a spotlight, many are hailing him as the subsequent Michael Phelps. Besides, the 24-year-old—dubbed the quickest swimmer on this planet—thinks that comparability, er, sinks.
“I do not assume it is truthful to Michael,” Caeleb defined to host Craig Melvin on the July 28 episode of Right this moment. “He is a greater swimmer than me. I am utterly advantageous with saying that. That is not my objective within the sport—to beat Michael. I am a really completely different athlete than Michael. He was at an entire different degree.”
That degree contains Michael’s document for profitable probably the most Olympic gold medals ever, which is an off-the-cuff 23, to be precise.