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United States swimmer Michael Phelps (front) and South Africa's Chad le Clos compete in the men's 200-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park in London during the 2012 Summer Olympics on July 31, 2012. Le Clos won gold, Phelps silver. (Associated Press
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United States swimmer Michael Phelps (front) and South Africa's Chad le Clos compete in the men's 200-meter butterfly swimming final at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park in London during the 2012 Summer Olympics on July 31, 2012. Le Clos won gold, Phelps silver. (Associated Press

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