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Michael Phelps Was Caught At The Very Last Moment Of The 200m Butterfly

In a heartbreaking photo-finish, South African Chad le Clos beats Michael Phelps to prevent him from becoming the first male swimmer to win the same event in three Olympics.

1. Phelps leads going into the last 25 meters, but the ending is a shock. On the bright side, Phelps did get his 18th Olympic medal; one more gives him the most of any athlete ever.

2. UPDATE: As part of the men’s 4x200 freestyle relay, Michael Phelps won gold this afternoon. That’s his 19th Olympic medal — the most by any one athlete.

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