France has taken the lead
up there in Lane 5 over the United States.
awaits as the anchor guy. And
Jason Lezak is going to have to make up some ground on Alain Bernard,
who stands six-feet-five [6'5"] and can absolutely fly.
Gaines: I just
don't think they can do it, Dan. I mean, Jason Lezak has been there. How
many times in his career has he anchored this free relay and [the]
medley relay? But I just don't think he can do it.
Hicks: Bernard is pulling away from him...The
world record is absolutely going to be shattered here.
States [is] trying to hang on to second. They should get the silver
medal. Australia is in bronze territory right now --
-- but Lezak is
closing a little bit on Bernard! Can the veteran chase him down and pull
off a shocker here?!
Gaines: Well there's no doubt that he's tightening it up!
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