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Day 7 of Rio Olympics: Ledecky outshines Phelps

Katie Ledecky even upstaged Michael Phelps at the Olympics on Friday.

Ledecky set a world record by winning the women's 800-meter freestyle by an astounding 11.38 seconds. She's only the second woman to sweep the three longest freestyle races at the Olympics and the first one to do it since the 1968 Mexico City Games.

After winning four gold medals at the Rio de Janeiro Games and looking unbeatable, Phelps finally ran out of steam in what was the final individual race of his career — unless he decides to come out of retirement again.

The frenetic finishes in the swimming pool capped a day that included a big escape by the U.S. men's basketball team and a...

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