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Michael Phelps Gold Medal Count

by Scott Burgess on Tuesday, August 12th, 2008

Michael Phelps Gold Medal CountMichael Phelps is five for five, so far, with three races left at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Phelps etched his name with Mark Spitz and Carl Lewis among the winningest Olympians ever with his fifthGold Medal and fifth world record in as many days. His all-time Olympic gold medal count sits at ten.

Phelps opened with a world record in the 400m individual medley, then he led off an epic victory in the 400m free relay and on Tuesday he broke the world record in the 200m freestyle. Yesterday he won the 200-meter butterfly and the 800-meter freestyle relay. He’s right on pace to break Spitz's 36-year-old record of seven golds in a single Olympics and he's beaten Spitz, Lewis, Soviet gymnast Larysa Latynina and Finnish runner Paavo Nurmi for the most in Olympic history.
 
Olympic Betting Odds at Sportsbook.com  – How many gold medals will Michael Phelps win?
Over 6 ½ (-150)
Under 6 ½ (+120)

Michael Phelps Gold Medal Count
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Pick: Over 6 ½ (-150)

The Bottom Line: Michael Phelps will be the all-time medal leader by the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Get in on the Michael Phelps Gold Medal Count at Sportsbook.com

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