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Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps Wins 19th Olympic Gold Of His Career
Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps Wins 19th Olympic Gold Of His Career

The 31-year-old swimmer Michael Phelps on Sunday, earned 19th Olympic gold of his career, leading Team USA in men’s 4x100m freestyle relay.

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It took the U.S. team, made up of Caeleb Dressel, Michael Phelps, Ryan Held and Nathan Adrian, three minutes, 9.92 seconds to win the title.

Phelps has now won 23 medals in total, extending his record as the most decorated Olympian of all time.

Well! Sunday was a favourable day for United States.

Soon after winning men’s 4x100m freestyle relay, 19-year-old Katie Ledecky gave US its second gold of the day.

Ledecky produced an astonishing performance to win gold in the 400m freestyle.

The 19-year-old smashed her own world record to win in a time of 3:56.46 — nearly five seconds ahead of her closest rival.