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Highlights from the London Summer Olympics

By: Catie Leary on Aug. 3, 2012, 6:06 p.m.
Michael Phelps competes in 6th heat of the men's 100m butterfly on Day 6 inside the Aquatics Centre in London.

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The most decorated Olympian

Michael Phelps competes in the sixth heat of the men's 100-meter butterfly on Aug. 2 inside the Aquatics Centre in London.


Phelps officially became the most decorated Olympian in history on July 31 when he won a silver medal in the 200-meter butterfly and a gold medal in the 4x200-meter freestyle relay.