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    U.S. Gymnastic Team Vaults to Gold, Phelps Gets No. 21

    Their record won’t tumble anytime soon. Simone Biles and her cohorts so thoroughly dominated the team competition that the scoring gap between the U.S. and second-place Russia was double the points between Russia and last place Brazil. Meanwhile, Michael Phelps reached a record-obliterating 21 career gold medals, after winning two yesterday, while Katie Ledecky took her second Rio gold swimming the 200 freestyle. That’s nine golds so far for Team USA — and Biles is expected to pick up at least three more in individual events.

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