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A slimmed down and happy Michael Phelps said his passion for swimming is bringing him back to the sport, 18 months after his retirement following the London Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will swim in competition Thursday for the first time since Aug. 4, 2012, a gap of 628 days. Phelps is swimming only in the 100-meter butterfly on the first day of the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa, scratching from the 100 freestyle. He also could swim in the 50 free, doing butterfly stroke, on Friday. [Continue Reading] What is swimming without Michael Phelps? We’re happy he’s back and we don’t care who he’s doing it for. One last run for Michael Phelps!
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