Discussion

Michael Phelps spurs U.S. to final gold

Updated: July 31, 2011, 1:19 PM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI -- Michael Phelps kept telling everyone he wasn't in shape at the world championships. Winning seven medals, including four golds, didn't change his mind.

What Phelps didn't do -- and Ryan Lochte did -- was most telling.

Lochte beat Phelps in both of their matchups, and he set the first world record since high-tech bodysuits were banned 19 months ago while winning five golds and a bronze over eight days at the Oriental Sports Center.

China's Sun Yang broke the ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

ESPN TOP HEADLINES