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With three more medals, the 14-time gold medalist will become the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time. Swimming in seven events in London, the 26-year-old is still in his prime and should contend for a podium finish every time he dives into the pool. He'll go head to head with American teammate Ryan Lochte in the 200- and 400-meter individual medleys.

Text: Kevin Fixler, SI.com
Photo: Heinz Kluetmeier/SI

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