Beijing Games Day 4

Michael Phelps is on his way to the ultimate Olympic glory in a bid to join an elite group including Carl Lewis and Mark Spitz for a record 9 career golds.

As of today, Phelps won 3 a total of golds at these Beijing Games:

  • Men’s 400m Individual Medley
  • Men’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay
  • Men’s 200m Freestyle
  • 2 more golds for the 23 years old Michael Phelps would allow him to be claimed the greatest Olympian. Spitz’s other record of 7 golds in a single Games would also be within reach.

    The United States and China are fighting an epic battle for the medals total with China having 20 medals (13 gold) and the USA having 22 (7 gold).

    The Chinese teams won 2 new gold medals at the Women’s Synchronised 10m Platform (WANG Xin, CHEN Ruolin) and Men’s Team Gymnastics Artistic (CHEN Yibing, HUANG Xu, LI Xiaopeng, XIAO Qin, YANG Wei, ZOU Kai).

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