- Four-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016); 12-time Olympic medalist (6 golds, 3 silvers, 3 bronzes)
- Rio 2016 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free), 5th (200m medley)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (400m medley, 4x200m free); silver (200m medley, 4x100m free); bronze (200m back); 4th (200m free)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (200m back, 4x200m free); bronze (200m medley, 400m medley)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (4x200m free), silver (200m medley)
- Most recent: 2015 – gold (200m medley, 4x100m medley); silver (4x200m free)
- Years of participation: Long Course – 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015; Short Course – 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014
- Medals: 62 (36 golds, 15 silvers, 11 bronzes)
- Gold – 2004 (4x200m free); 2005 (4x200m free); 2006 (200m back, 200 medley, 400 medley); 2007 (4x200m free); 2008 (100m medley, 200m medley, 400m medley, 4x100m free); 2009 (200m medley, 400m medley, 4x100m free, 4x200m free); 2010 (200m free, 200m back, 100m medley, 200m medley, 400m medley, 4x100m medley); 2011 (200m back, 200m free, 200m medley, 400m medley, 4x200m free); 2012 (100m medley, 4x200m free, 200m medley, 4x100m free, 200m free); 2013 (200m back, 200m medley, 4x200m free); 2014 (4x200m free); 2015 (200m medley, 4x100m medley)
- Silver – 2004 (200m medley); 2006 (4x100m medley); 2007 (100m back, 200m medley, 400m medley); 2008 (200m back, 4x100m medley); 2010 (4x200m free); 2012 (200m back); 2013 (4x100m free); 2014 (200m medley, 4x50m free, 200m back 4x100m medley); 2015 (4x200m free)
- Bronze – 2004 (200m free); 2005 (200m back, 200m medley); 2006 (4x100m free, 4x200m free); 2009 (200m back); 2011 (4x100m free); 2012 (100m fly); 2014 (200m free, 4x100m free, 100m medley)
Defending Olympic Champions Hoping To Shine Again In Rio
Peggy Shinn Aug. 20, 2015
From Phelps to the women’s soccer team, scores of defending Olympic gold medalists are on the Road to Rio.
Katie Ledecky Wins Fifth Gold Medal, Sets Another World Record
Associated Press Aug. 08, 2015
The teenager is first swimmer to sweep 200-, 400-, 800-, 1,500-meter freestyle races at a single worlds.
U.S. Swimmers Add Three Silver Medals To Worlds Total
USA Swimming Aug. 07, 2015
Micah Lawrence, Kevin Cordes and the men's 4x200-meter freestyle team each earned hardware.
Ryan Lochte Wins Fourth Straight 200 IM Title At Worlds
Associated Press Aug. 06, 2015
Lochte becomes the first man ever to win the 200-meter individual medley four consecutive times.
Katie Ledecky Breaks Her Own World Record In 1,500-Meter Freestyle
USA Swimming Aug. 04, 2015
Ledecky followed her 400-meter freestyle gold with another dominant performance in the 1,500-meter freestyle.
Lochte, Ledecky, Franklin Lead U.S. Swimmers To Worlds
Scott McDonald July 29, 2015
Many of the world’s greatest swimmers will convene in Kazan, Russia.
On The Lighter Side: April 13-19
Jamie MacDonald April 20, 2015
Swimming selfies, dancing with swimmies, handstanding with NFLers, a gymnastics champion retires and more.
Phelps Wins 100 Fly, 100 Free At Return Meet
Associated Press April 19, 2015
The 22-time Olympic medalist left his first meet back with two wins and a third-place finish in the 200 IM.
Photo Gallery: Iconic Moments in Team USA History
March 03, 2015
A look back at the all-time most memorable performances by U.S. Olympians and Paralympians
Lochte, Coughlin Look To Build At Short-Course Worlds
Nick McCarvel Dec. 02, 2014
Thirty-six Americans will compete in the event in Doha, Qatar
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