Olympic swimming: Le Clos denies Phelps gold medal in 200m butterfly

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Phelps denied gold in dramatic finish

Michael Phelps is beaten to the gold medal in the men's 200m butterfly final by Chad le Clos of South Africa at the London 2012 Olympics.

Phelps's silver medal equals the record total of 18, tied with former Russian gymnast Larisa Latynina.

Afterwards an emotional Le Clos said Phelps was his hero, and that he could not believe he had beaten the American in an Olympic final.

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