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Michael Phelps Picks Up 21st Gold Medal After Ripping His Cap

Michael Phelps splashes the water into the air while celebrating his 21st career gold medal after the Men’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics on Tuesday (August 9) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The 31-year-old legendary swimmer won gold alongside his teammates Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer, and Townley Haas.

Michael has now won gold medals in his first three events at the Olympics and he has three more left to go this year.

Right before Michael was going to complete the team’s relay, he tried putting his cap on and it ripped. With seconds to go before he had to swim, Michael ended up wearing Conor‘s cap!


Michael Phelps anchors U.S. to 4×200 freestyle relay gold

15+ pictures inside of Michael Phelps and his teammates celebrating their win… More Here! »

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U.S. Men's Olympic Swimming Team 2016 - Roster & Athletes!

With the competition rounds of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics kicking off this weekend, let’s take a moment to meet the U.S. Men’s Swimming Team!

The team will feature such star athletes as Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian, and Conor Dwyer, who have all represented the U.S. in previous games.

Some of the star rookies that you should keep an eye on include 21-year-old Ryan Murphy, the current American record-holder in the 100- and 200-meter men’s backstroke.

19-year-old Caeleb Dressel is also considered to be one to watch. He will be competing in the 100-meter freestyle race.

Click inside to see the full roster for the U.S. Men’s Olympic Swimming Team… More Here! »

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