Watch GB win silver as Phelps takes 23rd gold in final race

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Gold for Phelps in Olympic swansong

Michael Phelps won a 23rd career gold medal in his final Olympic race with the USA as Great Britain claimed silver in the men’s 4x100m medley relay.

The 31-year-old secured his fifth title of Rio 2016 as he teamed up with Ryan Murphy, Cody Miller and Nathan Adrian to set a new Games record of three minutes 27.95 seconds.

Britain finished 2.71 seconds adrift, with Australia in third.

USA also successfully defended their title in the women’s 4x100m relay.

Kathleen Baker, Lilly King, Dana Vollmer and Simone Manuel finished in 3:53.13 to earn the accolade of Team USA’s 1000th summer Games gold, while Phelps bowed out with 28 Olympic medals to his name.

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