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Relive The Thrilling Finish Of The Men's 4x100-Meter Freestyle In Beijing

July 29, 2016, 12:17 p.m. (ET)


Watch the men's relay team of Michael Phelps, Garrett Weber-Gale, Cullen Jones and Jason Lezak win gold in an exhilarating 4x100-meter freestyle race. With a time of 3:08.24, the team shattered the previous world record of 3:12.23, set by Team USA in the prelims. The Americans won by a margin of only 0.08 seconds — a win that kept Phelps' hopes of winning eight gold medals alive. In his fifth Olympic appearance, Phelps will go after three more individual gold medals in Rio.

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Michael Phelps

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Cullen Jones

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Garrett Weber-Gale

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Jason Lezak