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Rio Olympics: Michael Phelps clinches 19th Olympic gold medal

With the win, Phelps has now extended his Olpmpic medal tally to staggering 23 medals

ANI  |  Johannesburg 

Rio Olympics: Swim legend Michael Phelps clinches 19th Olympic gold medal

American swimmer Michael Phelps continues to cement his legacy as he clinched his 19th Olympic gold medal after leading his country to a thrilling 4x100m freestyle relay win at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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The 31-year-old, who is the most decorated Olympian in history, gave the USA ahead with a scintillating second leg before Nathan Adrian finished 0.61 seconds ahead of ahead of France and third-placed Australia, Sport24 reported.

With the win, Phelps has now extended his medal tally to staggering a 23 medals, which includes two silvers and two bronzes.

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First Published: Mon, August 08 2016. 10:57 IST