The talk will be about Ryan Lochte inexplicably failing to medal, finishing well behind sudden superstar Yannick Agnel of France. But that's not fair to Missy Franklin and Matt Grevers, who have turned in simply awesome performances to take gold for the USA.
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4:23 PM ET
OK, one more update. Just needed to show Missy Franklin again. Tremendous performance on a quick turnaround from a semifinal in one event to a final in another.
4:20 PM ET
Have you ever heard the national anthem of Lithuania? Not played often at the Olympics, but we're about to hear it on behalf of 15-year-old Ruta Meilutyte.
And that's going to conclude our coverage this afternoon. Thanks so much for joining us, and we'll see you down the road.
4:16 PM ET
Leverenz and Kukors overhauled the Australians in the breaststroke leg. Australia's Coutts came back in the freestyle to get second, then the Americans Leverenz and Kukors.
Defending champion Stephanie Rice was fifth in the semi, but she still qualified for the final. This was a really fast heat. From the first semi, Miley and Coventry's times stood up seventh and eighth.
Oh, and Ye set an Olympic record - 2:08.39.
4:13 PM ET
Halfway through the second semi, it's Ye and the Australians. Kukors likely fourth.
4:09 PM ET
And Miley has a fast breaststroke leg, getting ahead of Coventry.
Hosszu, HUN: 2:10.74
Miley, GBR: 2:10.89
Coventry: ZIM: 2:10.93
We'll see how those times hold up after the second heat.
4:07 PM ET
Commentator jinx -- the swimmers I mentioned in the first heat, Miley and Coventry, were seventh and eighth at the first turn.
But then Coventry, who has some backstroke hardware in her trophy case, took the lead at the halfway point.