3 more to go for Phelps goal of 8 gold medals. As of right now he has 5 gold medals and ALL of them are WR medals. The mens swim team continues to keep the US in with the gold medal count with China. The ultimate and perfect outcome would be that Phelps comes through with 8 or more gold medals and all of them are WR breaking wins. He would truly go down as the most decorated Olympic athelete of all time.