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Michael Phelps won 21st Olympic gold medals

Posted on: Aug-2016 | By: 9Dimen Group | General

Michael Phelps has now won three gold medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics, which is fifth Olympic Game of his life.

Michael Phelps from United States, declare second gold medal and the 21st of his career in one night. As he won in men’s 4×200 metres Olympic freestyle relay on Tuesday.

He became most successful Olympian of all time, who swam the final leg, he has total 25 medals, including two silver and two bronze. He won 20th gold in 200m butterfly. It was the fourth successive U.S. Olympic victory in the event.

The Americans led throughout, with Conor Dwyer handing over to Townley Haas and Ryan Lochte. There was a huge roar from the Rio crowd when Phelps sprang from the block with a lead of 1.76 seconds over Japan, and 2.88 seconds over Britain. The Americans touched home in 7 minutes 00.66 seconds.

Britain, who had qualified first for the final, James Guy service Takeshi Matsuda on the final leg to take the silver in 7:03.13, with Japan clocking 7:03.50.

It was Britain’s first medal since they won a bronze in 1984, and specious for Guy’s disappointment in failing to pick up a medal in the 200m and 400m freestyle. But the night belonged to the Americans and Phelps, who has won three gold medals at his fifth Olympic Games, Rio after four days of competition.