What a finish

U.S. swimmer <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT008491" title="Michael Phelps" href="/topic/sports/swimming/michael-phelps-PESPT008491.topic">Michael Phelps</a> (R) and Serbia-Montenegro's Milorad Cavic touch the blocks to finish the men's 100m butterfly swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="150731515" title="Beijing Games" href="/topic/sports/beijing-games-150731515.topic">Beijing Olympic Games</a> in Beijing on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000008" title="August (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/august-%28movie%29-ENMV000008.topic">August</a> 16, 2008. US swimmer Michael Phelps won the Olympic Games men's 100m butterfly gold medal in an Olympic record time of 50.58. The victory gave him a seventh gold medal here and equalled Mark Spitz's 1972 record. Milorad Cavic of Serbia was second and Andrew Lauterstein of Australia was third.
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( MICHAEL KAPPELER, AFP/Getty Images / August 16, 2008 )

U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps (R) and Serbia-Montenegro's Milorad Cavic touch the blocks to finish the men's 100m butterfly swimming final at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 16, 2008. US swimmer Michael Phelps won the Olympic Games men's 100m butterfly gold medal in an Olympic record time of 50.58. The victory gave him a seventh gold medal here and equalled Mark Spitz's 1972 record. Milorad Cavic of Serbia was second and Andrew Lauterstein of Australia was third.

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