August 5 Photo Brief: Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with 22 medals, Olympics Day 9, Tropical Storm Ernesto
Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with 22 medals (Gold – 18; Silver – 2; Bronze – 2), Olympics Day 9, Tropical Storm Ernesto and more in today’s daily brief.
Michael Phelps ends Olympic career with finish that’s golden
By Jean Marbella
The Baltimore Sun
8:32 p.m. EDT, August 4, 2012
LONDON— Someday, people will tell their grandchildren about this. How, under the swooping roof of the Aquatics Centre, on the final day of his final Olympics, they saw Michael Phelps race for the final time. They’ll remember how they saw him, one more time, take a deficit and transform it into a lead. And they saw him win gold.