Adam Peaty won gold and Jazz Carlin claimed a silver as Great Britain secured their 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 (left) came in second and Leah Smith of the United…

Michael Phelps earns his NINETEENTH gold medal

Michael Phelps takes home his gold after winning the men's freestyle relay.

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.

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

Great Britain’s Jazz Carlin claimed a silver medal in the women's 400 metres freestyle at the Rio 2016 Olympics. She clocked to take second place behind Katie Ledecky.

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 freestyle to achieve a fourth gold.

Jazz Carlin, a swimming silver medallist for Great Britain, with her parents at Rio 2016

Jazz Carlin, a swimming silver medallist for Great Britain, with her parents at Rio 2016

Jazz Carlin claims silver for Britain as Katie Ledecky wins 400m freestyle

Olympics Rio Jazz Carlin claims silver for Britain as Katie Ledecky wins freestyle

L-R) Sivler medalist Jazz Carlin of Great Britain, gold medalist Katie Ledecky of United States and bronze medalist Boglarka Kapas of Hungary celebrate on the podium after competing the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Katie Ledecky smashes world record in to take freestyle treble, Jazz Carlin takes silver - Rio 2016 - Swimming - Eurosport

Swimming - Olympics: Day 7

Swimming - Olympics: Day 7

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain celebrates on the podium after winning silver in the Women's Freestyle Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Britain's Jazz Carlin missed out on a place in the 1500m freestyle final at the World Championships after recording the ninth quickest time in the heats.

World Aquatics Championships: Jazz Carlin out in 1500m heats

Jazmin Carlin of Great Britain shows her dejection after narrowly missing a bronze medal placing in the Swimming Women's Freestyle Final on day nine of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Jazmin Carlin of Great Britain shows her dejection after narrowly missing a bronze medal placing in the Swimming Women's 400m Freestyle Final on day nine of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 28, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Swimming - 15th FINA World Championships: Day Nine

Jazmin Carlin of Great Britain shows her dejection after narrowly missing a bronze medal placing in the Swimming Women's Freestyle Final on day nine of the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

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 Freestyle Final on…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain poses with her Silver medal from the Women's 400m Freestyle during Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at…

Jazz Carlin of Great Britain poses with her Silver medal from the Women's Freestyle during Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at…

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

Jazz Carlin takes silver in 400m freestyle. 7th August 2016

Great Britain's Jazz Carlin takes silver in the women's freestyle, as the USA's Katie Ledecky wins in a world-record time.

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

USA's Katie Ledecky celebrates after she broke the world record to win the Women's Freestyle Final during the swimming event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August

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