Adam Peaty wins gold and Jazz Carlin claims a silver as British swimmers earn GB's first medals of the 2016 Olympics on day two in Rio.

Rio Olympics 2016: Adam Peaty wins swimming gold, Jazz Carlin silver & day two round-up

Adam Peaty wins gold and Jazz Carlin claims a silver as British swimmers earn GB's first medals of the 2016 Olympics on day two in Rio.

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain reacts after winning silver in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain reacts after winning silver in the Women's 400m Freestyle Final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the…

Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin won her second silver medal of the Rio Games as Katie Ledecky set a new world record in the 800m freestyle to achieve a fourth gold.

Carlin claims silver as Ledecky dominates again

Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin won her second silver medal of the Rio Games as Katie Ledecky set a new world record in the 800m freestyle to achieve a fourth gold.

Jazz Carlin missed out on claiming Great Britain's first medal of the World Championships in Barcelona by only 14 one-hundredths of a second.

World Aquatics Championships: Jazz Carlin out of the medals

Jazz Carlin missed out on claiming Great Britain's first medal of the World Championships in Barcelona by only 14 one-hundredths of a second.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Silver medalist Jazz Carlin of Great Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 400m Freestyle Final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 07: Silver medalist Jazz Carlin of Great Britain poses on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Women's 400m Freestyle Final on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain (left) came in second and Leah Smith of the United…

Michael Phelps earns his NINETEENTH gold medal

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain (left) came in second and Leah Smith of the United…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain wins Silver in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain wins Silver in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain celebrates after winning silver in the Women's 800m…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain celebrates after winning silver in the Women's 800m…

One of the most iconic moments of the Rio Games was watching Katie Ledecky swim away from that yellow world-record line and touch that wall. Not only that, but you needed a wide-angle lens to see the rest of the competitors after she did. The best 800-meter swimmers on the planet effectively limped in like also-rans after her.  The 19-year-old covered the 800 meters in a time of eight minutes and 4.79 seconds, roughly 11 seconds ahead of the silver medalist, Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin.

The Most Memorable Moments of the 2016 Summer Olympics

One of the most iconic moments of the Rio Games was watching Katie Ledecky swim away from that yellow world-record line and touch that wall. Not only that, but you needed a wide-angle lens to see the rest of the competitors after she did. The best 800-meter swimmers on the planet effectively limped in like also-rans after her. The 19-year-old covered the 800 meters in a time of eight minutes and 4.79 seconds, roughly 11 seconds ahead of the silver medalist, Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin.

Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin claimed a silver medal in the women's 400 metres freestyle

Great Britain's Jazz Carlin claims 400m freestyle silver with huge personal best at Rio 2016 Olympics

Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin claimed a silver medal in the women's 400 metres freestyle

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