Michael Phelps wins 7th Gold – Video

Phelps ties Mark Spitz with 7th Gold Medal at Olympics.

(NECN) August 16, 2008 – It’s seven down and one to go for US swimmer Michael Phelps after a come from behind nail biter.

You can just see the emotion in Phelps face after clinching his 7th Gold medal on Friday night in the 100 meter butterfly.

He beat out Milorad Cavic of Serbia.

Phelps now ties Mark Spitz record and hopes to swim into Olympic history on Saturday night with an eighth Gold medal in the 400 meter medley.

On a local not, Maine’s Ian Crocker finished fourth.

Click the link below to watch the awesome video:

http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/share.html?videoid=0816_HD_SWB_HL_L0673

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Abhinav Bindra Wins Gold at Beijing 2008 Olympics

India’s Bindra wins gold in 10-meter air rifle

BEIJING (AP)—Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal in the 10-meter air rifle Monday, giving India its first gold medal of the Olympics.

The 2006 world champion entered the final in third place but overtook China’s Zhu Qinan and Finland’s Henri Hakkinen by scoring 104.5 points for the title.

Bindra finished with 700.5 points, edging out Zhu who had 699.7 points for the silver. Zhu won the gold medal in 2004. Hakkinen got the bronze with 699.4.

Zhu’s second place finish gives the Chinese three medals in the shooting competition after Guo Wenjun won the women’s 10-meter air pistol and Pang Wei took the men’s.

You can watch the video by clicking the link below.

http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/share.html?videoid=SHOH-BJ-SD28-081108-115502

News Source: Yahoo! Sports