August 12, 2008
The Americans must be so proud of Michael Phelps. This amazing athlete has already won 3 gold medals for the United States in the swimming competition in the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
- Men's 200m Free Final
- Men's 4 x 100m Free Final
- Men's 400m Medley Final
Michael is still scheduled to compete for other events in the swimming category. The Americans are hoping for another gold or gold medals as Phelps compete once more. Michael Phelps is really giving Americans the heart and the hope to win in the Beijing Olympics.
So who is Michael Phelps? Well, I got this mini biography of him.
Some information about Michael Phelps:
- Birthdate: June 30, 1985
- Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
- Height: 6’3” (1.93 m)
- Age: 23 years
- Gender: Male
Some of Phelps records in the previous Olympic Games.
- first athlete ever to win eight medals (six gold) at a non-boycotted Olympic Games in 2004.
- His eight medals tie 1980 USSR gymnast Alexandr Dityatin for most medals by an athlete in a single Olympics.
- Youngest male Olympian since 1932 (2000 Olympics).
Michael Phelps Wins His 5th Gold Medal in the Olympics
Labels: Beijing Olympic Games