Result: Michael Phelps wins first individual gold in Pan Pacific Championships

Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final held at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008
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Olympic legend Michael Phelps wins his first individual gold at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia in the 100m butterfly.

Olympic legend Michael Phelps won his first individual gold at the Pan Pacific Championships in Australia on Saturday.

Phelps, who came out of retirement in April this year, took gold in the 100m butterfly with a time of 51.28s, beating rival teammate Ryan Lochte by 0.38s.

After the win, Phelps told reporters: "It definitely feels good to have that sort of confidence back to be able to do it in an individual event.

"What it does is guarantee me a spot on the world championship team next summer which is the biggest and most important thing."

Twenty-two-time Olympic champion Phelps has now won 15 golds in four Pan Pacific meets.

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