Los Angeles Times


Michael Phelps, far right, stands with U.S. swimming teammates, from left, Peter Vanderkaay, Ricky Berens and Ryan Lochte as they wait for the start of the men's 4 x 200-meter freestyle relay final on Aug. 13, 2008 at the Beijing Olympic Games. The U.S. team broke the men's 4x200m freestyle relay world record with a time of 6:58.56. Medal Count: 11 gold, 2 bronze = 13 totalMARTIN BUREAU, AFP/GETTY IMAGES