When you've got a tie for silver, everyone still gets a medal and it's kind of adorable.
Michael Phelps, Chad Le Clos & László Cseh registered the FIRST 3-way medal tie in #Olympics swimming history pic.twitter.com/79GfaOTlCv— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) August 13, 2016
They all look like best friends and it's the best thing about the Olympics. Three guys all tying for silver seems unlikely, but it happened and they all have to snuggle real close now.
When @MichaelPhelps & his fellow swimmers realized it was a 3-way tie for silver in the 100m Butterfly #Rio2016 pic.twitter.com/8dMkObrvur— TODAY (@TODAYshow) August 13, 2016
Chad le Clos and Michael Phelps didn't much care for each other earlier in the Olympics, but even they could put aside their differences to receive silver medals.
The flags at the medal ceremony were a little ... different.
3-way tie for silver makes this the most awkward medal ceremony ever pic.twitter.com/PkiNb9dyKd— Rodger Sherman (@rodger_sherman) August 13, 2016