American Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps Is Hooked On Words With Friends
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is a retired 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).
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.
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…