Events: 4x100-meter freestyle, 4x100-meter freestyle, 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter butterfly, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, 4x100 medley
Hometown: Towson, Md.
High School: Towson High School (Towson, Md.) '03
Current Residence: Baltimore, MD.
College: University of Michigan
- Four-time Olympian (2000, 2004, 2008, 2012); 22-time Olympic medalist, most decorated Olympian of all time (18 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, gold (4x200-meter relay, 200-meter IM, 100-meter fly and men's 4x100-meter medley relay), silver (4x100-meter freestyle relay and 200-meter fly), 4th (400-meter IM)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (200-meter freestyle, men's 4x100-meter freestyle, men's 4x200-meter freestyle, 100-meter fly, 200-meter fly, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, men's 4x100-meter medley)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (4x200-meter freestyle, 100-meter fly, 200-meter fly, 200-meter IM, 400-meter IM, men's 4x100-meter medley), bronze (4x100-meter freestyle and 200-meter freestyle)
- Sydney 2000 Olympic games, 5th (200-meter butterfly)
- 2014 Pan Pacific Games, gold (100-meter butterfly, 4x100-meter medley), silver (200-meter individual medley)
- 2011 FINA World Championships, gold (200-meter individual medley, 200-meter butterfly, 100-meter butterfly, 200-meter freestyle), silver (400-meter individual medley)
- During the Beijing Games, Phelps set seven world records, eight American records, and eight Olympic records
- His four individual world records and seven gold medals at the 2007 World Championships made him the winningest athlete in World Championship history
- Youngest man to break at world record, breaking the 200-meter fly mark at the 2001 Spring Nationals
Fun Facts: Was the youngest male Olympian since 1932 at the 2000 Sydney Games ... Enjoys watching television and playing video games ... Started the Michael Phelps Foundation to grow the sport of swimming and promote healthy lifestyles ... Was named the 2008 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year ... Phelps' wingspan is a disproportionate six feet, seven inches and his shoe size is a 14 ... With 22 medals, Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time
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