LONDON — Michael Phelps ended his career with another gold as the United States won the medley relay at the London Olympics on Saturday.
Phelps leaves the sport with a record 18 golds and 22 medals overall. At these games he won four golds and two silvers.READ MORE: Oxford High School Shooting Activates US Emergency Blood Reserve
In the final swimming event of the eight-day meet, the Americans clocked 3 minutes, 29.35 seconds.
Matt Grevers led off in the backstroke leg, Brendan Hansen swam the breaststroke, Phelps did his usual butterfly leg and Nathan Adrian was the anchor in freestyle.READ MORE: Prosector Rules Fireworks-Related Death Of NHL Goalie Kivlenieks Accidental
The Americans trailed when Phelps dove in, but he pushed them in front.
Japan touched in 3:31.26 to take the silver medal and Australia finished in 3:31.58 to take bronze.MORE NEWS: How Does The Coronavirus Mutate? It's Just A Series Of Mistakes
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