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July 31: Phelps Becomes Most Decorated Olympian

With a gold medal in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay, Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian in history with 19 medals. The 4x200 was Phelps' first gold medal of the 2012 games after he won eight in Beijing four years ago. He moved past Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina, who got her 18 in 1956, 1960 and 1964.

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