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)
Usain Bolt stripped of Olympics medal Usain Bolt the Jamaican sportsman regarded as one of the best athletes in history has been stripped of one of his record 24 medals. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced this on Wednesday saying Jamaican Nesta Carter had beencertified guilty of doping. Carter was one of the Jamaican athletes who won gold in the 4x100m relay at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He did not compete in Rio 2016 and has been fighting to clear his name. He…
Michael Phelps (Swimming) - Phelps was the youngest male Olympian since 1932 at the 2000 Sydney Games. His eight gold medals at the Beijing Games made him the most decorated gold medalist ever. During the Beijing Games, Phelps set seven world records, eight American records, and eight Olympic records. His four individual world records and seven gold medals at the 2007 World Championships made him the winningest athlete in World Championship history.
Swimmer #Michael #Phelps shattered the record for winning the most gold medals at the Beijing #Olympics. This program recalls how #MichaelPhelps won eight gold medals in the #Beijing National Aquatics Center (also known as the Water Cube), and also talks to him about his stunning achievements in the pool. #Swimming #RioOlympics #SummerOlympics #Butterfly #BeijingOlympics #GoldMedal