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Michael Phelps adds two more to his Olympic gold medal collection

United States swimmer Michael Phelps celebrates winning the gold medal in the men’s 200-meter butterfly at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
United States swimmer Michael Phelps celebrates winning the gold medal in the men’s 200-meter butterfly at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Associated Press

The legend of Michael Phelps added another chapter on Tuesday when the American swimming great won his 20th and 21st Olympic gold medals on Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro.

Phelps increased his already staggering Olympic medal haul to 25 with victories in the 200-meter butterfly and, roughly an hour later, anchoring the United States to victory in the 4x200 freestyle relay.

Phelps has four other medals – two silver and two bronze in his Olympic career.

Here’s what Twitter had to say about Phelps:

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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