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TOKYO, JAPAN - JULY 29: Robert Finke of Team United States reacts after winning the gold medal in the Men's 800m Freestyle Final on day six of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

Clearwater’s Bobby Finke has made history at the Tokyo Olympics. The 800-meter swimming freestyle event debuted at this Olympics and Bobby won gold. Finke was in fourth place heading into the last lap of the 16 lap race. He passed the three swimmers in front of him on the last lap to win the gold medal.

Bobby is 21-years-old and spent a lot of his swimming career at North Shore Aquatic Complex in St. Pete. He now attends the University of Florida.