Michael Phelps

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Michael Phelps
Michael Phelps 2009.jpg
Michael Phelps, Aprile 2009
Personal information
Full name Michael Fred Phelps II[1]
Nickname(s) MP; The Baltimore Bullet;[2] Flying Fish[3]
Nationality  Unitit States
Born (1985-06-30) 30 Juin 1985 (age 32)[4]
Towson, Maryland
Hicht 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)[4]
Wecht 194 lb (88 kg)[5]
Sport
Sport Soummin
Stroke(s) Backstroke, butterflee, freestyle, individual medley
Club North Baltimore Aquatic Club

Michael Fred Phelps II (born Juin 30, 1985) is an American swimmer an the maist decoratit Olympian o aw time, wi a tot o 28 medals. Phelps haulds the aw-time records for Olympic gowd medals (23, dooble the seicont heichest record holders), Olympic gowd medals in individual events (13), an Olympic medals in individual events (16). In winnin aicht gowd medals at the 2008 Beijing Gemmes, Phelps teuk the record for the maist first-place finishes at ony single Olympic Gemmes. Five o thae veectories war in individual events, tyin the single Gemmes record. In the 2012 Simmer Olympics in Lunnon, Phelps won fower gowds an twa siller medals, makkin him the maist successfu athlete o the Gemmes for the third Olympics in a row.[6]

Career best times[eedit | eedit soorce]

Long course (50 meter pool)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Event Time Venue Date Notes
100 m freestyle 47.51 (r) Beijing August 11, 2008
200 m freestyle 1:42.96 Beijing August 12, 2008 AM, NR
400 m freestyle 3:47.79 Indianapolis Aprile 1, 2005
100 m backstroke 53.01 Indianapolis August 3, 2007
200 m backstroke 1:54.65 Indianapolis August 1, 2007
100 m breaststroke 1:02.57 Columbie Februar 17, 2008
200 m breaststroke 2:11.30 San Antonio August 10, 2015
100 m butterflee 49.82 Roum August 1, 2009 AM, NR, WR
200 m butterflee 1:51.51 Roum Julie 29, 2009 AM, NR, WR
200 m IM 1:54.16 Shanghai Julie 28, 2011
400 m IM 4:03.84 Beijing August 10, 2008 AM, NR, WR

r = relay lead-off

Short course meters (25 meter pool)[eedit | eedit soorce]

Event Time Venue Date Notes
100 m freestyle 46.99 Manchester December 18, 2009
200 m freestyle 1:42.78 East Meadow Februar 4, 2006
200 m backstroke 1:50.34 Berlin October 22, 2011
100 m butterflee 50.46 Manchester December 18, 2009
200 m butterflee 1:52.27 Melbourne November 28, 2003
100 m IM 51.65 Berlin October 22, 2011
200 m IM 1:51.89 Berlin October 23, 2011
400 m IM 4:01.49 Berlin October 22, 2011

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Michael Phelps". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2012-07-28. 
  2. Harris, Nick (August 11, 2008). "'Baltimore Bullet' has history in his sights". The Independent. London. Archived frae the oreeginal on August 25, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-25. 
  3. "'Flying Fish' Phelps largely unknown in China". MSNBC. August 17, 2008. Retrieved 2012-04-21. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "USA Swimming bio: Michael Phelps". USA Swimming. Retrieved 2010-08-25. 
  5. "Overview Michael Phelps". London2012.com. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2012-08-01. 
  6. Franklin Pips Phelps For Top Honour

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]