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USA’s Michael Phelps Takes His Gold Medal Count to 21 Winning Two More at Rio Olympics

It is one more glory night at Rio de Janeiro for the Swimming legend Michael Phelps in the Olympic Aquatics Stadium of the Rio i.e., 9th of August 2016, Tuesday as he won two more gold medal in the swimming events taking his gold medal count to 21 with a total of 25 Olympic medals at his hands till now. You can also check Summer Olympics Closing Ceremony details here.

USA’s Michael Phelps Takes His Gold Medal Count to 21 Winning Two More at Rio Olympics

Phelps Pleased with Three Golds at Hand in Rio Olympic Games

This is the fifth and final Olympic Games for the Michael Phelps. He has taken revenge over Chad le Close by winning in the event 200m butterfly as he was defeated by him in the 2012 London Olympics. After that he has secured the 4x200m freestyle relay team to winning ahead of Japan and Great Britain. After his rival Le Clos has stated that Phelps has intended in breaking the butterfly world records of America in Rio, it must have been a sweet feeling for Phelps.

This victory at Rio Olympics must have pleased Phelps as he held his finger up, sat on the rope and engaged with the crowd roaring in the stadium. This has been the third gold of the Phelps in this week. 

Along with Phelps, on an another night Katinka Hosszu has landed her 3rd gold medal at Rio with a swimming Olympic record of 2:06.58 in the 200m individual medley. The Hungarian has won the 3 gold’s in past 4 days. Previously, Katie Ledecky of USA has won the Championship race in the 200m freestyle finals which is her 2nd gold in the week.