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EXPLAINED: Why Olympics legend Michael Phelps is covered in red dots - WATCH

Michael Phelps, who won the 19th Olympic gold medal of his career on Sunday and helped the U.S. men`s team to victory in the 4x100 meters freestyle relay, is one of a number of Olympic athletes practicing "cupping".

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:19
EXPLAINED: Why Olympics legend Michael Phelps is covered in red dots - WATCH
Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Michael Phelps, who won the 19th Olympic gold medal of his career on Sunday and helped the U.S. men`s team to victory in the 4x100 meters freestyle relay, is one of a number of Olympic athletes practicing "cupping".

Here's what the American swimmer had to say about this ancient Chinese healing practice.

First Published: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:19

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