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2008 Beijing Summer Olympics - Usain Bolt's legs put on just as much of a show at the 2008 Olympics as his ego. His salute after the 4x100-metre relay is the image of his career.

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from Mail Online

Olympic hero Usain Bolt set for summer sprint at Crystal Palace

usain bolt .. the fastest man on earth that there has ever been .. holds the 100m world record 9.58 secs ...

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Mark Spitz. Olympic stud. His performance in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich was remarkable. Stood the test of time for 36 years until Beijing 2008 and Michael Phelps.

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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).

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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.

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Mark Spitz won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics, an achievement only surpassed by Michael Phelps who won eight golds at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

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from ESPN.com

Phelps sets Olympic record with 19th medal

In 2008, at the Beijing Summer Olympics, Michael Phelps broke an Olympic record and became the most decorated gold medalist in history. Phelps won eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, resulting in an astonishing 19 gold medals throughout his Olympic career. Phelps is now a swimming legend with a record extremely difficult to beat. http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/summer08/columns/story?id=3539386 (Courtney Petersen)

Meet The Greatest Olympian With 18 Gold Medals At the age of 15 Phelps became the youngest American male swimmer to compete at an Olympic Games in 68 years. While he didnt win a single medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney Australia he would not long become a major force in competitive swimming in the history of Olympic games. Michael Phelps is American competitive swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records…

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