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Phelps Wins the 100 Butterfly, for Gold No. 17

Michael Phelps won his 21st career medal, and Missy Franklin and Katie Ledecky also won at the London Olympics.


London Olympics: Dana Vollmer of U.S. sets world record in butterfly

She wanted an individual world record and an individual gold medal. Dana Vollmer didn’t even need 56 seconds to accomplish both feats. The former University of California swimmer and reigning world champion had the Aquatics Centre buzzing when she became the first woman to break the 56-second barrier, winning gold in the 100-meter butterfly in 55.98 seconds, a world record.


Michael Phelps Wins 100-Meter Butterfly At Canada Cup

Michael Phelps stole the show again on Sunday, handily winning the 100-meter butterfly at the Canada Cup. He didn't come close to beating his own world record, but he led from wire to wire and won in 51.32 seconds.


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