LONDON (WXYZ) - Allison Schmitt, a 2008 Canton High School graduate from Michigan, anchored Team USA's 4x100-meter freestyle relay swimming team to a bronze medal performance in day one of the London Olympics.
Schmitt was also instrumental in helping Team USA earn an American record with a time of 3:34:24. Schmitt, 22, is a senior at University of Georgia in Athens.
Schmitt's fast performance also helped place Team USA 45 seconds behind winner Australia, who set an Olympic record at 3:33:15.
(an Olympic-record 3:33.15) and the Netherlands (3:33.79).
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