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Michael Phelps: Wins 22nd Gold Medal in 200m Mens Individual Medley

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Michael Phelps, the American Olympian swimmer of all time won 22nd Gold Medal in 200m Men’s Individual Medley (1:54:66) which held yesterday. Phelps won four gold medals in Rio Olympics 2016 for 200m butterfly stroke (1:53:36), 4*100m freestyle (3:09:92) and 4*200m freestyle (7:00:66).

Phelps made himself a mark in Rio Olympics which made him first American male swimmer and the second American swimmer overall after Dara Torres to qualify for a fifth Olympics.

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Michael Phelps Journey in Rio de Janeiro

Yesterday, Phelps won a 22nd gold medal in 200 m Individual Medley which is his fourth consecutive medal in the event. He surpasses the previous record held by Dawn Fraser and Krisztina Egerzegi and became the first swimmer in the same individual event for four times. Phelps broke a 2168-year-old Olympic Record with 13 individual gold medals.

On August 9, Phelps won his 21st gold medal in 4*200 m freestyle relay with Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas. This is also the 4th consecutive gold medal, a record in swimming. He played his second event on August 9, the 200m butterfly stroke; he became the first swimmer to make five medals in the same event.

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Finally, his first event which held on 7 August, the 4*100 m freestyle relay, his first success in Rio Olympics 2016

The American Male Swimmer all-time records for Olympics gold medals (22), in Olympic gold medal Individual events (13), Olympic medals in individual events (15).

Michael Phelps Wins His 21st Olympic Gold Medal

Michael Phelps

The 31-year old great United Sates Olympian, Michael Phelps on Tuesday night took his 21st Olympic gold medal in the 4×200 freestyle relay at the Rio Olympics held in the Brazilian city.  On the same day in the early hours Michael took silver for 200 meters butterfly.

Michael is the most decorated Olympian in the Olympics history as he becomes the oldest individual swimming gold medalist after the South African defending champion Chad le Clos, who bet him at the 2012 Olympics in London.

Competing in his fifth and final Olympics, Phelps says that he won the 200 meters butterfly within a time span of 1 minute 53.36 seconds, while Chad has lost badly in the final 50 meters who ended up fourth. So, Phelps enjoyed his victory at the Rio Olympics by wagging his index fingers and gesturing the crowd at the event to “bring the noise.”

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Phelps further claimed that the 200 meters butterfly was his “bread and butter,” pointing that this event was his first swimming race he swam as a 15 year old boy in the year 2000 at the Olympics held in Sydney.

Phelps in his career till date received 25 medals which include two silver and two bronze. The great man has finally enjoyed his victory and it was very sweet that Phelps offered few tips to le Clos. Both the stars also discussed to go together to a shark dive in South Africa.

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Rio Olympics day two highlights

Rio Olympics highlights:

Rio Olympics started with a huge bash. It must be a ceremony for all sports lovers to watch their all time favourites’ performing. The first medal winner was Virginia Thrasher from the United States for 10m air rifle.

American swimmer Michael Phelps added another Olympic medal to his collection. This one being the 19th medal, he kept up the expectation of his country.

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American sisters Serena and Venus Williams were thought sure medallists who lost against Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova. Venus lost her first round singles match, but Serena Williams easily made to round two.

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On the other hands, many Indian sports persons continued to disappoint the fans by hairline misses. The Commonwealth gold medallist, Heena Sidhu failed to qualify for finals in the 10m Air Pistol event. She will be performing for a 25m pistol event scheduled to be held on August 9th. Apurvi Chandela and Ayonika Paul from India too failed to finals in 10m air rifle.  JItu rai could make to the final of 10m air pistol but ended up at 8th position.

After two disappointing days for India, Dipa Karmakar gave a ray of hope, by qualifying for finals in Artistic Gymnastics. She will be in the final round scheduled to be held on August 14.

In Archery Deepika Kumari and team lost against the Russian team in the quarter-final. The other team members Laishram Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi lost in the shoot-off round, where their performance was not up to the mark. India had beaten Colombia in the pre-quarterfinal 5-3 to make into the quarters.

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Indian women’s hockey team gave their best by a 2-2 draw against higher-ranked Japan in the pool B match at this Olympics. Indian women’s hockey team returned to the Olympics after 36 years of hiatus. The next pool match against India will be on Tuesday against Great Britain.