What Olympics did Michael Phelps go to?

What Olympics did Michael Phelps participate in?

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four gold and two silver medals, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he won five gold medals and one silver.

Michael Phelps.

Personal information
Sport Swimming
Strokes Butterfly, individual medley, freestyle, backstroke
Club North Baltimore Aquatic Club
Coach Bob Bowman

What was Michael Phelps first Olympics?

Michael Phelps won his first Olympic gold medal 16 years ago at Athens 2004. Enjoy the very first of 28 Olympic medal races.

Did Michael Phelps compete in the 2004 Olympics?

Michael Phelps entered the 2004 Olympics intent on breaking American swimming phenomenon Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals in one Olympics.

Is Michael Phelps the greatest athlete of all time?

However, anyway you slice it, Phelps has to at the very least be put on a list of the greatest athletes of all time simply because he is both the greatest Olympic champion of all time and he won more gold medal than anyone in a single Olympiad.

What Olympic medals did Michael Phelps win most?

Of his 28 medals, a whopping 23 were gold. No one else has ever won more than nine. Phelps broke the record when he won his second event, the 100m butterfly, at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Phelps also owns the record for most gold medals won in a single Olympics: eight in Beijing.

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Does Michael Phelps still hold world records?

Michael Phelps Olympic records

Now retired, he retains just four global records and four individual Olympic records. … As a result of his success in 2004, he shattered his own world record in the 400-meter individual medley with an impressive time of 4:08:41.

What is the Michael Phelps diet?

Breakfast: two cups of coffee, a five-egg omelet, grits, three fried egg sandwiches, French toast, and chocolate chip pancakes. Lunch: two energy drinks, two large ham and cheese sandwiches, and pasta with tomato sauce. Dinner: two energy drinks, a large pepperoni pizza, and a pound of pasta and sauce.

Do Olympians get paid?

Heading into Tokyo, our athletes are rewarded $20,000 for gold, $15,000 for silver and $10,000 for bronze, which is largely consistent with the 2016 Games in Rio.

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COUNTRY Australia
GOLD MEDAL $20,000
SILVER MEDAL $15,000
BRONZE MEDAL $10,000