Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Human Dolphin - Michael Phelps 8 Golds in Single Olympic in Beijing 2008

400 m Individual Medley 1st (WR)
4 x 100 m Freestyle Relay 1st (WR)
200 m Freestyle 1st (WR)
200 m Butterfly 1st (WR)
4 x 200 m Freestyle Relay 1st (WR)
200 m Individual Medley 1st (WR)
100 m Butterfly 1st (OR)
4 x 100 m Medley Relay 1st (WR)

He gave birth to the new record in Olympic 2008 Beijing recently.
The most gold medals won at a single Olympics.
A total of eight, surpassing Mark Spitz who got 7 gold medals in single Olympic.

Overall, Phelps has won 16 Gold Olympic medals.
Six gold and two bronze at Athens in 2004,
and eight gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

Out of his eight gold medals from Beijing,
five were won in individual events, as stated above.
Further, new record created by him as well.

Phelps ranks second in total career Olympic medals, after Soviet gymnast Larissa Latynina, who won a total of 18 medals (nine gold) spanning three Olympic Games.

Athens2004 200m Butterfly Olympic Record 1:54:04

Michael Phelps - The funniest home videos are here

Beijing2008 200m Butterfly 1:52.03

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