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In the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, American swimmer, Michael Phelps, rose to the ranks of Olympic glory when he swam his way to eight gold medals. Phelps’ performance in Beijing not only set him above the greatest Olympic swimmers of all time, but it also put him the conversation surrounding the greatest Olympians this world has ever seen. Despite the legendary status Phelps has created for himself, the twenty-seven year old looks to add to his flawless Olympic resume in what he claims will be his last Olympic go-round. Michael Phelps first rose to the scene during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney where he was the youngest male swimmer to represent the United States in the previous 68 years at just 15 years old. Even though he did not leave Sydney with a medal, he still put forth a remarkable performance as he placed fifth in the finals of the 200 meter butterfly. Phelps would continue his Olympic run four years later in Athens as he again represented the United States qualif...
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