Gold medal quotes from the London Olympics

Athletes and others have their say before and during the 30th Olympiad of the modern era in England.

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    Michael Phelps of the U.S. celebrates with his gold medal at the men's 100m butterfly victory ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre August 3.
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“If I go swimming any place, it will probably be in the ocean”

Michael Phelps after winning the last of his 22 career Olympic swimming medals

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