Phelps signs off with 23 golds as Bolt waits in the wings

Michael Phelps celebrates his 23rd Olympic gold medal after his USA team won the 4x100m medley relay final at Rio on August 13, 2016A classic Michael Phelps performance ended the swimming legend's career with 23 Olympic gold medals before handing over the Rio Games centre stage to Usain Bolt. Mo Farah stole the show at the athletics show in the 10,000m on Saturday, the United States says it reached 1,000 gold medals overall, but the night belonged to an emotional Phelps. The 31-year-old had to come from behind on the butterfly leg of the 4x100m medley but set up the victory in 3min 27.95sec which included a world record in the backstroke leg by America's Ryan Murphy.

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