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Phelps vs Cavic: Who finished first?
August 16, 2008
America's Michael Phelps equalled Mark Sptiz's record by claiming a seventh gold at the Beijing Olympics; but did the star swimmer really win that one?
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The Serbians feel he did not.
They lodged a protest over the result of the men's 100 metres butterfly final on Saturday after Milorad Cavic was beaten by 0.01 seconds by the American.
Phelps, the Phenom
Photograph: Phelps (right) and Cavic head towards the wall/Getty Images