Michael Phelps, the hero of Olympic 2008


Michael Phelps has made history in the Olympic Games. He has become the only Swimmer to snatch 13 Olympic Golds in his career. Beijing Olympics Medals turned him to be the greatest Olympian of all time. This American swimming legend has now won seven gold medals in Beijing Olympic Games, all of them in record time alongwith the six Golds he had won in Athens Olympic Games. He equalled the world record of winning seven Gold Medals in a single Olympic session set by Mark Spitz. Now, he is on the top of the heaps of records.
He won Gold Medals in the following events in the Beijing Olyimpics 2008-

Gold          Men’s 200m Individual Medley
Gold          Men’s 400m Individual Medley
Gold          Men’s 200m Freestyle
Gold          Men’s 100 Butterfly
Gold          Men’s 200m Butterfly
Gold          Men’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay
Gold          Men’s 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

With these medals Phelps lifted his career total to an unequalled 13, becoming the greatest Olympian of all time. In this way he took over Paavo Nurmi (Finland) , Mark Spitz (USA), Carl Lewis (USA), Larisa Latynina (USSR). All of them had 9 Gold Medals in their Olympic Career.

Michael Phelps of the US holds his gold medal after winning the Men’s 200 meters butterfly swimming final at the National Aquatics Center and joined Mark Spitz and Carl Lewis as the only Olympians to win nine gold medals all-time. Michael Phelps receives the gold medal. (Photo credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Michael Phelps poses with the gold medal. (Photo credit: Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

(L-R) Laszlo Cseh, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte (Photo credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

(L-R) Park Taehwan, Michael Phelps and Peter Vanderkaay (Photo credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

(L-R) Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak, Michael Phelps and Garrett Weber-Gale pose with the gold. (Photo credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)


Macho Michael Phelps celebrates finishing the final. (Photo credit: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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~ by wienmandu on August 16, 2008.

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