Michael Phelps


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in Towson, The United States
June 30, 1985

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Michael Fred Phelps II is an American former competitive swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (23),Olympic gold medals in individual events (13), and Olympic medals in individual events (16). In winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Games, Phelps broke fellow American swimmer Mark Spitz's 1972 record of seven first-place finishes at any single Olympic Games. 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. This made him the most successful athlete of the Games for the fourth Olympics in a row.

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Michael Phelps. Autobiografia

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“You’re tired; you feel you can’t move; you’re truly hurting. That’s when he would throw down especially hard sets.”
Michael Phelps, No Limits: The Will to Succeed

“no goal is too high if you put your mind to it.”
Michael Phelps, Beneath the Surface: My Story

“You can make a million mistakes, just not the same one twice.”
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