Michael Phelps cannot be known by another name, “The Golden Boy”. He began at age 15 competing in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney. He placed fifth in the 200m Butterfly and returned a year later to break the world record in the event. From that point on, you must have caught a record bug because it hasn’t stopped since.
This 23-year-old Olympian just smashed the highest expectations anyone could have of him. Winning his 10th Olympic gold in the 400m Butterfly, and with a style that only Phelps can achieve by breaking the world record, again. Every victory in the 2008 Olympic Games that Phelps has had, has broken previous world records. Usually he already establishes it.
Not only did Michael just become the greatest Olympian in Olympic history, but because he is only 23 years old, he plans to continue his Olympic reign by competing in the 2012 Summer Games in London, after which, he says. , will be over. he has his eyes set on breaking another record set by At this rate, it may take a few thousand years before anyone, in any case, can become the new best Olympian.
He is a true champion of champions and there is still more to come from this bright young star. After the 2012 games in London, Phelps will stand alone with more titles, more records and more historical stories than any athlete in history. Now that history has been made, no one will be able to talk about swimming without mentioning the name ‘Michael Phelps’.