US 4x100 Medley Relay Teams Win Gold

Double Up: The US Men's and Women's Swim Relay Teams Both Win Gold

Double Up: The US Men's and Women's Swim Relay Teams Both Win Gold

Before London, the US men's swimming team had never lost the 4x100m medley relay — and the streak continued today, as Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen, Michael Phelps, and Nathan Adrian nabbed yet another first-place finish for Team USA. The win increased Michael Phelps's total medal count to 22, 18 of them gold.

Maybe the men were inspired by the US women's team; just minutes before, Missy Franklin, Rebecca Soni, Dana Vollmer, and Allison Schmitt not only won the women's 4x100m medley relay, but also set a new world record in the event (3:52.05), beating China's record set in 2009.

Click through to see all the gold-medal-winning action, from both the men and the women, of the final swimming event in the 2012 Olympics!

Source: Getty
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