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Phelps Wins Gold in Last Solo Race

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In what was likely to be his last individual race as an Olympic swimmer, American Michael Phelps won his 21st medal and 17th gold of his career in the 100-meter butterfly final. Minutes earlier, Missy Franklin set the world record in the 200-meter backstroke final by nearly a second, winning her fourth medal and third gold of the 2012 Olympics.

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