Michael Phelps tied for the silver medal in the 100m butterfly, his much-hyped last individual race of these Rio Games, and possibly ever.
But when making his Olympic debut in 2012, Schooling's swim cap and goggles were rejected just before the 200m butterfly heats for not meeting Olympic regulations.
"I've really enjoyed being an amateur", Ledecky said.
She also followed fellow swimmers Amy Van Dyken and Missy Franklin as the only American women to win as many as four golds in a single Olympics.
The 19-year-old American says "I just wanted to lay it all out there".
'If I cry in front of all of you all, it's because I have nothing to be ashamed of, ' he told reporters.
"So I think I have the wedding in order, and now it's on to the party for the fun", she added. He first met Phelps in 2008 as a 13-year-old. He finished 26th overall, with a time of 1:59.18s. In fact, Rio de Janeiro is teeming with Longhorns - 25 athletes from the school representing seven countries.
Either Drysdale or Synek has won gold at every world championship or Olympics since 2009.
In his probably the last Olympics, Phelps on Saturday, in the the men's 4×100-meter medley relay final, will try to make use of the last opportunity to add another medal to his 27 before.
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On a day that began with another round of rain, South America's first Olympics lingered under clouds of grief, doping and disrespect.
The Americans did more damage when they dominated in the pool and in women's gymnastics on Thursday, though. She tied with Canada's Penny Olesiak for the fastest time - an Olympic record - in the women's 100-meter freestyle, at 52.70 seconds.
Singapore (dpa) - A nation's hopes for Olympic gold were pinned on one young man in Rio this year, and Joseph Schooling delivered. There's a lot of things that I need to change in the next four years if I want to come back to the sport.
THE SWAMP: In another embarrassment for the Maria Lenk Aquatics Center, a planned practice session had to be called off to give officials more time to clean the green-tinged water - a four-days-and-counting scenario that prompted American diver Abby Johnson to dub it "the Swamp". It was for people that came before me and inspired me to stay in the sport. "I'm just so glad I got my hand on the wall first, it was all worth it".
Phelps shot back: "It's a pretty good one to win, though". Her final score was 62.198 - a huge gymnastics margin of 2.1 points over the silver medalist, her teammate Aly Raisman. She obliterated her own record by almost two seconds to triumph in 8 minutes, 4.79 seconds.
Now that is big, like Texas.
While the scrapping of the 10.0 scoring system following a judging scandal at the 2004 Athens Olympics means gymnasts can no longer attain perfection - according to the judges anyway - to others, Biles could not have done anything more.
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