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Wisconsinite gets gold in Bejing; Redd helps Team USA trounce China

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Wisconsin got its first gold medal at the Beijing Olympics when swimmer Garrett Weber-Gale of Fox Point helped the U.S. 400-meter relay team win its final in a come-from-behind fashion.

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Weber-Gale swam the second leg and Michael Phelps won his second gold medal in that race.

But it was Jason Lezak who passed Alain Bernard of France in the final lap and he barely out-touched Bernard at the wall in a world record time of three-minutes, 8.24-seconds.

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