Another gold
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London Olympics | Swimming’s final day

Another gold
Michael Phelps reaches into the pool to congratulate teammate Nathan Adrian who swam the last leg of the men’s 4x100 medley relay to win the gold medal. Matt Grevers and Brendan Hansen also swam in the relay. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
American gold
Nathan Adrian, left, and Michael Phelps high-five as they celebrate with teammates Matthew Grevers and Brendan Hansen poolside after winning the men’s 4x100 medley relay. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Special award
Michael Phelps received a trophy from FINA, the governing body of swimming, for becoming the most-decorated Olympian ever. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Relay gold
American swimmers Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni and Missy Franklin, right, cheer as Allison Schmitt finishes the race in the pool to win the women’s 4x100 medley relay. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Golden hug
American swimmers Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni, Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt embrace after winning the women’s 4x100 medley relay. They also set a world record of 3:52.05. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Playful winner
Gold medalist Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands, right, jokes with silver medalist Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus on the awards podium after the women’s 50m freestyle swimming final. (Fabrice Coffrini/ AFP / GettyImages)
Yang Sun
Yang Sun of China won the gold medal in the men’s 1,500m freestyle. (Dennis M. Sabangan / EPA)
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