Swimming: U.S. wins men’s medley relay, golden send-off for Phelps

By on August 14, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO the us gained the men’s 4×100 meters medley relay on Saturday, giving Michael Phelps a 23rd gold medal in his final Olympic race.

Britain took the silver medal and Australia bronze.

Phelps, who swam the butterfly leg, ends essentially the most successful Olympic career of all time with 23 golds, three silver and two bronze.

Ryan Murphy additionally broke the sector report for the A Hundred backstroke in the leadoff leg for the U.S., clocking 51.85 seconds to eclipse the Fifty One.94 that compatriot Aaron Peirsol swam in 2009.

(Reporting with the aid of Mark Trevelyan; Editing by way of Greg Stutchbury)

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Reuters: Prime News

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