Phelps needs 1 more gold to tie, um, SA!

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Michael Phelps (Getty Images)
Michael Phelps (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The legend that is Michael Phelps has 22 Olympic gold medals to his name - one fewer than South Africa in their history...

On Thursday in Rio, Phelps touched first in the 200m individual medley for his 22nd gold.

For added measure, Phelps also has two silver and two bronze medals in his collection.

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