Americans win triple gold as Phelps continues quest!
US swimmer Michael Phelps smiles after the men’s 200m freestyle swimming final at the National Aquatics Center in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 12, 2008. Michael Phelps of the US broke the world record in the men’s 200 metres freestyle with a time of one minute 42.96 seconds at the Beijing Olympics. Phelps went under his previous world record of 1:43.86 set at the world championships in Melbourne in March last year. FRANCOIS-XAVIER MARIT/AFP/Getty Images)
BEIJING – AUGUST 12: Natalie Coughlin of the United States celebrates finishing the Women’s 100m Backstroke Final in first place held at the National Aquatics Center on Day 4 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 12, 2008 in Beijing, China. Natalie Coughlin of the United States finished the race in first place in a time of 58.96 and wins the gold medal. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Also US Beach Volleyball Team Trashes Communist Cuba in Humiliating Beating
United States’ Misty May-Treanor lunges for the ball during a beach volleyball match against Cuba’s Tamara Larrea and Dalixia Fernandez at the Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2008. USA won 21-15, 21-16.