The swimming USA legend Michael Phelps has won 19th Olympic Gold medal in his awesome career on 7th of August 2016, Sunday and helped the men’s team of US to victory in the 4x100m free style event.
This 31 year old most decorated Olympian has achieved total of 23 medals out of which 19 are gold, 2 silver and 2 bronze medals in his entire swimming career at Olympics i.e., in the time span of 16 years after making his Olympic debut. The champions of the London 2012 France has taken the silver medal and Australia won the bronze. Phelps with his baby Boomer among the audience, Phelps competed in the race which has brought him 4 of his medals which also includes the gold medal in Beijing in the year 2008. He is first swimmer to win gold medal at four separate events or the games.
The team US has set up a world record at 3 minutes, 8,24 seconds in the finals of Beijing which is a race in the era of bodysuit which still stands out and it is likely to last for some more time. But, on Sunday they came very closer than anyone when the Phelps, Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held as well as Nathan Adrian clocked at 3:09:92. Phelps would definitely be a good inspiration to the debutant Olympians of the country. Stay tuned with this site for more Rio Olympic updates.