Omega releases official photos of 100-meter butterfly finish

Updated: August 23, 2008, 2:15 PM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- It really was that close between Michael Phelps and Milorad Cavic.

Official timekeeper Omega released a digital photo sequence of last week's riveting 100-meter butterfly finish at the Olympics -- and it's still not clear to the naked eye just who won.

However, according to Omega timer Silvio Chianese, the results are clear.

"In the third set of images, with Phelps on the left, it is clear he is really pushing hard, while Cavic, on the right, is just arriving," ...

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