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Phelps grabs his 19th Olympic gold

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>> The world's biggest collection of Olympic medals just got bigger. American champion, Michael Phelps, bringing home the gold just before midnight in Rio on Sunday as the US Men's Team swam to victory in the 4 by 100 meters freestyle relay. The win brings Phelps gold count to 19 and total medals to an unprecedented 23.
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Rival team France took silver with Australia coming in third. It's Phelps' first competitive appearance at Rio. He was the flag bearer for team USA despite shunning pass ceremonies, nervous that the late hours can affect his performance. But with Rio being his fifth and potentially last games, Phelps seems determined to savor every moment.
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This probably won't be the last time you see him on the podium at Rio either. The 31 year old is hotly tipped to add to his haul with three individual events still to come.