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Olympics Day 2 - Swimming

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 29: (L-R) The United States (silver), France (gold) and Russia (bronze)pose with the medals won in the Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

France edges past U.S. in 4x100m men's free relay

July 30, 2012

The U.S. men couldn't repeat their gold-medal performance in Beijing, falling to France in the closing moments of the 4x100 meter freestyle relay. While the first three swimmers, including Michael Phelps, gave the U.S. an early lead, anchor Ryan Lochte failed to hold onto the lead.