Men's 100m Butterfly

World Record: Ian Crocker, USA, 50.40

Michael Phelps equals Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals

Michael Phelps has equaled Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals at an Olympic games, when he won the men’s 100m butterfly. He was behind in the first turn but managed a comeback. 50.58
Milorad Cavic from Serbia won the silver medal. He lost to Phelps by just 1/100th of a second.
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Michael Phelps recorded the best time for the year in the 100 meter butterfly at the Mutual of Omaha Swimvitational.
“I really wanted to break 51 in the 100 fly, but my finish kind of wasn’t too good,” Phelps said. “I kind of kissed the wall. It’s really not how you’re supposed to finish. Hopefully it’s [...]