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U.S. win men's 4x200 freestyle relay

August 18, 2004 00:24 IST

Michael Phelps led the United States to a narrow victory in the men's 4x200 metres freestyle relay at the Athens Olympics on Tuesday to collect his third gold medal in four days.

Phelps handed over to Ryan Lochte, Peter Vanderkaay and Klete Keller to win in seven minutes 07.33 seconds.

The Australian quartet of Grant Hackett, Michael Klim, Nicholas Sprenger and Ian Thorpe finished second in 7:07.46.

Emiliano Brembilla, Massimilliano Rosolino, Simone Cercato and Filippo Magnini won bronze for Italy in 7:11:83

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