2016 Summer Olympics - Athletes

freestyle, butterfly, medley, relays

Michael Phelps

Date of birth

1985-06-30

Birthplace

Baltimore

Height

193 cm

Weight

88.0 kg

World records

  • 39 (200m freestyle, 100m and 200m butterfly, 200m and 400m medley, 4x100m freestyle relay, 4x100m medley relay, 4x200m freestyle relay - long course; 4x100m medley relay, 4x100m freestyle relay - short course) - up to 29/04/16

Olympic Games (22 medals: 18 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)

  • 200m freestyle: 1st (2008), 3rd (2004)
  • 100m butterfly: 1st (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • 200m butterfly: 1st (2004, 2008), 2nd (2012)
  • 200m medley: 1st (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • 400m medley: 1st (2004, 2008)
  • 4x100m freestyle relay: 1st (2008), 2nd (2012), 3rd (2004)
  • 4x200m freestyle relay: 1st (2004, 2008, 2012)
  • 4x100m medley relay: 1st (2004/did not participate in the final, 2008, 2012)

World Championships (33 medals: 26 gold, 6 silver, 1 bronze)

  • 200m freestyle : 1st (2005, 2007), 2nd (2009, 2011)
  • 100m butterfly: 1st (2007, 2009, 2011), 2nd (2003, 2005)
  • 200m butterfly: 1st (2001, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011)
  • 200m medley: 1st (2003, 2005, 2007), 2nd (2011)
  • 400m medley: 1st (2003, 2007)
  • 4x100m freestyle relay: 1st (2005, 2007, 2009), 3rd (2011)
  • 4x200m freestyle relay: 1st (2005, 2007, 2009, 2011), 2nd (2003)
  • 4x100m medley relay: 1st (2003 and 2005 did not participate in the finals, 2009, 2011)

World Short Course Championships (1 medal: 1 gold)

  • 200m freestyle: 1st (2004)

Pan Pacific Championships (21 medals: 16 gold, 5 silver)

  • 200m backstroke : 2nd (2006)
  • 100m butterfly: 1st (2010, 2014)
  • 200m butterfly: 1st (2006, 2010), 2nd (2002)
  • 200m medley: 1st (2002, 2006), 2nd (2014)
  • 400m medley: 1st (2002, 2006)
  • 4x100 m freestyle relay: 1st (2006, 2010), 2nd (2014)
  • 4x200m freestyle relay: 1st (2006, 2010, 2014), 2nd (2002)
  • 4x100m medley relay: 1st (2002, 2010, 2014)

22 medals and counting...

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time (22 medals), will travel to Rio looking to create more sporting history.

The American swimming sensation retired after London 2012, but made his comeback in 2014.

He missed out on the world championships in Kazan after being suspended by USA Swimming, following an arrest for drink driving. But he returned in some style at the 2015 US National Championships, with a superb performance in the 200m butterfly (1:52.94).

Now aged 31, and with 18 Olympic golds to his name, Phelps is gunning for more glory in Rio. Still coached by Bob Bowman, the "Baltimore Bullet" remains a solitary figure, who is "happy to let his swimming do the talking". His rivals have been warned.

Results

Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay3:09.92
1Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay, Final3:09.92

Men's 200m Butterfly

Men's 200m Butterfly1:53.36
5Men's 200m Butterfly, Heats1:55.73 Q
3Men's 200m Butterfly, Heats, Heat 31:55.73
2Men's 200m Butterfly, Semifinal1:54.12 Q
2Men's 200m Butterfly, Semifinal, Semifinal 21:54.12
1Men's 200m Butterfly, Final1:53.36

Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay7:00.66
1Men's 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay, Final7:00.66

Men's 200m Individual Medley

Men's 200m Individual Medley1:54.66
3Men's 200m Individual Medley, Heats1:58.41 Q
1Men's 200m Individual Medley, Heats, Heat 41:58.41
1Men's 200m Individual Medley, Semifinal1:55.78 Q
1Men's 200m Individual Medley, Semifinal, Semifinal 21:55.78
1Men's 200m Individual Medley, Final1:54.66

Men's 100m Butterfly

Men's 100m Butterfly51.14
4Men's 100m Butterfly, Heats51.60 Q
2Men's 100m Butterfly, Heats, Heat 651.60
5Men's 100m Butterfly, Semifinal51.58 Q
2Men's 100m Butterfly, Semifinal, Semifinal 151.58
2Men's 100m Butterfly, Final51.14

Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay

Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay3:27.95 OR
1Men's 4 x 100m Medley Relay, Final3:27.95 OR

Medal Tracker

Total Medal Leaders
  • 121
    USA
  • 70
    CHN
  • 67
    GBR
  • Gold
    46
    USA
    GBR27
    CHN26
  • Silver
    37
    USA
    GBR23
    CHN18
  • Bronze
    38
    USA
    CHN26
    JPN21
Total Medal Leaders
  • 6
    Phelps
    Phelps
  • 5
    Ledecky
    Ledecky
  • 5
    Biles
    Biles
  • Gold
    5
    Phelps
    Phelps
    Ledecky4
    Biles4
  • Silver
    3
    Hammer
    Hammer
    Manuel2
    McKeon2
  • Bronze
    2
    Adrian
    Adrian
    Oleksiak2
    Chalmers2

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