Dressel was named top male swimmer at the meet. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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Michael Phelps, you've got company.One night after becoming the first swimmer to win three golds in one night at a major international meet, Dressel joined Phelps in another elite club: seven golds at the second-biggest meet after the Olympics.Phelps set the record at the 2007 worlds in Melbourne, Australia – a prelude to his unprecedented eight golds the following year at the Beijing Olympics.The U.S. finished with 18 golds and 38 medals overall – a huge improvement over the previous worlds two years ago in Kazan, where the Americans managed just eight golds and 23 medals.This meet will be remembered as Dressel's coming-out party.He won the 50 and 100 freestyle, and nearly took down Phelps' world record in the 100 butterfly. Sjostrom set two world records in the meet, also getting credit for a record in the 100 free when she swam a blistering first leg of the 4x100 free relay. She now holds four world records overall including the 50 and 100 fly.
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