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Michael Phelps And Nicole Johnson Announce Birth Of Baby Boy

By Craig Bohnert | May 07, 2016, 2:22 p.m. (ET)

"Welcome Boomer Robert Phelps into the world!!! Born 5-5-2016 at 7:21 pm !!! Healthy and happy!!! Best feeling I have ever felt in my life!!! @nicole.m.johnson and Boomer both healthy!!! #boomerphelps" -@m_phelps00 on Instagram

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, has added another title to his collection: Daddy. Boomer Robert Phelps was born to the swimmer and his fiancée, Nicole Johnson, at 7:21 p.m. on May 5. Phelps announced Boomer’s arrival on his Instagram account Saturday morning.

A veteran of four Olympic Games, Phelps has accrued a record total of 22 Olympic medals, 18 of them gold. His eight gold medals at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games are the most at a single Olympics for any athlete. He will attempt to qualify for his fifth Games at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Swimming June 26-July 3 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Phelps and Johnson, 2010 Miss California USA, were engaged in February 2015 and have not yet set a wedding date, but have indicated it will take place following the Rio Olympic Games in August.

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