Pieces of Me

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Yay for Team USA!

COUNTRY GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
United States 8 7 8 23
China 13 3 5 21
South Korea 5 6 1 12
AND
Phelps wins 200 fly for fourth gold

BEIJING (AP) -- Michael Phelps has become the winningest Olympic athlete ever, earning his fourth gold medal of the Beijing Games with a world record in the 200-meter butterfly.
The American touched in 1 minute, 52.03 seconds, breaking his old mark of 1:52.09 set at last year's world championships in Australia.
It was Phelps' 10th career gold medal, breaking a tie with Mark Spitz, Carl Lewis and two others for most golds. He is 4-for-4 so far, setting world records in each of his events.BEIJING (AP) -- Michael Phelps has become the winningest Olympic athlete ever, earning his fourth gold medal of the Beijing Games with a world record in the 200-meter butterfly.
The American touched in 1 minute, 52.03 seconds, breaking his old mark of 1:52.09 set at last year's world championships in Australia.
It was Phelps' 10th career gold medal, breaking a tie with Mark Spitz, Carl Lewis and two others for most golds. He is 4-for-4 so far, setting world records in each of his events.

2 comments:

Nicole H. said...

It's been so fun to watch. We were glued to it every night that he raced. I've also been following what I can of gymnastics. Pretty neat stuff.

Traci said...

We're going to the airport tomorrow for Natalie to see Nastia Liukin. She's going to be so excited!!!