Michael Phelps Does It!!!!

Michael Phelps Does It!!!!

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Michael Phelps becomes the greatest Olympic swimmer of all time. 8 gold medals, 7 world records and 1 Olympic record, Beijing 2008! Record Times Included!

Michael Phelps breaks Mark Spitz's record!

  • Beijing, China 2008 Summer Olympics

Michael Phelps has done what many believed would never be accomplished. In one olympic game he has earned 8 out of 8 gold medals, has set 7 world records and 1 olympic record. In 1972 Mark Spitz set the exception with 7 gold medals and 7 world records. That feat stood for 36 years and has finally been eclipsed by Michael Phelps. The comparisons are below.

Michael Phelps 2008                              Mark

**        Spitz 1972**

100  BF               50.58 OR                        54.27   WR

200  BF               1:52.03 WR                     2.00.7  WR

200  FS               1:42.96 WR                     1:52.78 WR

4x100 FS Relay   3:08.24 WR                     3:26.42 WR

4x200 FS Relay   6:58.56 WR                     7:35.78 WR

4x100 Md Relay 3:29.34 WR                     3:48:16 WR

400 In Md            4:03.84  WR                   100 Meter FS  51.22 WR

200 In Md            1:54.23  WR

WR = World Record  OR = Olympic Record

Congratulations to Michael Phelps! How long will it stand?! He also has the most Olympic Medals of all time with 14 golds and 2 bronze in just two Summer olympics!


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8/18/2008
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