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Beijing Olympic Swimmers

Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

from Forbes

American Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Is Hooked On Words With Friends

Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is a retired[6] American swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (18, double the second highest record holders), Olympic gold medals in individual events (11), and Olympic medals in individual events for a male (13).


I have chosen this picture because I am a competitive swimmer, and pools are basically my second home. I have swam since I was 8 years old, and can't possibly imagine life without swimming.

from Entertainment Weekly's

Dana Vollmer: Olympic Stud of the Day:

Dana Vollmer-all the women's olympic swimmers have the most ridiculous arm and back muscles I have ever seen

from Zimbio

Nathan Adrian Photos: U.S. Olympic Swim Team Media Day

from Getty Images

Olympics Day 7 - Swimming

This underwater photograph shows US swimmer Michael Phelps competing during the men's 100m butterfly swimming semifinal at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 15, 2008.

from Twitter

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RT @SportsCenter: Michael Phelps' final Olympic medal count: 6 in Rio 6 in London 8 in Beijing 8 in Athens

Phelps had a spectacular performance in 2008 at the Olympic Games in Beijing when he picked up a record eight gold medals, breaking the 1972 record of American swimmer Mark Spitz. Phelps also has won more individual Olympic gold medals than any other athlete — a number he is expected to add to at the 2012 games in London. God bless, & best wishes in all events to 2012 olympic athletes.