WATCH: U.S. Olympian tears up during national anthem after winning Gold medal, setting record

U.S. Olympian Caeleb Dressel teared up on the gold medal stand after winning his first Gold Medal while the national anthem played.

Dressel, only 24 years old, also set a world record.

“I don’t know if it’s set in yet,” Dressel said.  “Right now, I’m just kinda …. It’s a really tough year. It’s really hard. So to have the results here … It really came together so I’m happy.”


His post-win interview.