Posted August 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
The top 10 memorable moments from the London Olympics: 1. CROWNING THE GREATEST OLYMPIC ATHLETE OF ALL TIME Michael Phelps ended his remarkable swimming career by winning four gold and two silver medals in London. He is now the most decorated Olympian ever, with a career total of 22 medals, 18 of them gold. In his final swim, he helped the U.S. reclaim the lead in the 4x100-meter relay, and afterward he got a special trophy from swimming officials that said: ''To Michael Phelps, the greatest Olympic athlete of all time.'' 2. BOLT ADDS TO THE LEGEND The speed. The medals. The poses. It could only be Usain Bolt, who electrified the London Games by becoming the first man to win the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay golds in back-to-back Olympics. Even IOC President Jacques Rogge, who initially balked at giving him ''living legend'' status, conceded that the six-time gold medalist ''is the best sprinter of all time.'' 3. GABBY LEADS THE FIERCE FIVE Gabby Douglas rocked the O2 Arena with he...
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