Michael Phelps has won his 16th gold medal.
Michael Phelps has won his 16th gold medal. Al Bello - Getty Images

Phelps takes tally to 16

MICHAEL Phelps has won his 21st Olympic medal and his second gold of the London Games after beating compatriot Ryan Lochte in the 200 metre individual medley final today.

It takes his tally of career gold medals to 16.

Phelps will also appear in the 100m butterfly semifinals this morning.


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