France won gold in the Olympic men's 4x100-meter freestyle swimming relay race, edging the U.S. team.
The silver for American Michael Phelps is his 17th Olympic medal, one short of Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina's all-time record.
Earlier, Dana Vollmer of the United States won the women's 100-meter butterfly with a world-record time.
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