Did Michael Phelps win any medals in Sydney?
At the age of 15, Phelps became the youngest American male swimmer to compete at an Olympic Games in 68 years. While he didn’t win a medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, he would soon become a major force in competitive swimming.
Did Michael Phelps win 2016?
The 31-year-old won a gold medal — his fifth of the 2016 Rio Olympics and 23rd overall — by swimming the butterfly in the 4×100-meter medley relay on Saturday night in the final race of his career. …
What events did Michael Phelps win?
|S 100 metres Butterfly||100 metres Butterfly||Swimming|
|G 200 metres Butterfly||200 metres Butterfly||Swimming|
|G 200 metres Individual Medley||200 metres Individual Medley||Swimming|
|G 4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay||4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay||Swimming|
What happened to Michael Phillips swimmer?
USA Swimming has suspended Michael Phelps from competition for six months and removed him from its 2015 world championship team in response to the record-setting Olympian’s drunken-driving arrest in Baltimore last week. A spokesperson for Phelps issued a brief statement: “Michael accepts USA Swimming’s sanctions.
Has Michael Phelps ever lost the Olympics?
In his first event, the 400-meter individual medley, Phelps won gold ahead of Erik Vendt with a time of 4:12.48. In the 200-meter butterfly, Phelps lost to Tom Malchow, finishing behind him 1:55.41 to 1:55.21. Phelps said he lost because he did not take butterfly training seriously after he broke the world record.
How many Olympics did Michael Phelps attend?
Michael Fred Phelps II is known principally as the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 Olympic medals, 23 of them gold, spanning over four Olympic Games. He has actually competed at five Olympics; however, he did not medal at his first Games in Sydney, Australia.
Is Michael Phillips swimmer married?
Michael Phelps and his wife Nicole Phelps have announced a pending addition to the Phelps family with a post on Instagram just one day short of making the world wonder if it was an April Fool’s joke.