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The Baltimore Sun


Michael Phelps Retrospective

Michael Phelps, shown here during the butterfly leg of his race, and Erik Vendt of the United States finished first and second respectively in the 400 meter individual medley on Saturday - Phelps' first gold medal in a potential haul that could eclipse Mark Spitz's all-time record of seven at a single Olympics. Phelps set a world record of 4:08.26 Summer Olympic Games, Athens, Greece. Chicago Tribune photo by Scott Strazzante