Michael Phelps and Team USA took home a gold medal in the men’s 4x100 IM relay, the final race of the swimmer’s career, winning with an Olympic-record 3:27.95 time. It is the 23rd gold for Phelps—the fifth in six races this year—and the 28th medal of his career. He remains the most decorated Olympian of all time. Here, we present the rare SI photos of Michael Phelps through the years.
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