Michael Phelps is an American Olympic swimmer who won 16 Olympic medals overall - making him one of the most successful swimmers of all time. He won 6 gold medals and 2 bronze medals in 2004 Athens Olympics, and added another eight gold medals in 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Born: June 30, 1985 in Baltimore, MD
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 91 kg
- won 66 medals in international competitions
- 6 times World Swimmer of the Year awardee
- 8 times American Swimmer of the Year awardee
- 2008 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year award