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Over the years he developed into a champion swimmer, beating record after record in every age category in which he competed.Phelps began to forge his Olympic legend at the age of 15, when he finished fifth in the 200m butterfly final at Sydney 2000. I was within half a second of medaling – it was literally, if I would have taken it out a little bit faster, maybe I would have had a chance.” “There are reasons why I swam every holiday, every Christmas, every birthday,” added Phelps, explaining why he was the most dedicated of swimmers.Australia’s [Murray Rose] was the swimming star of the Games, with three gold medals.
He slices through water like a “barracuda” in the pool, as Swim MAC Team Elite coach David Marsh said.
The final of Ledecky's best event, the 800-meter freestyle, is Friday.
She won the event four years ago during the London Olympics at age 15 as a relative unknown outside of swimming circles.
Michael Phelps, competing at his fifth Olympic Games in Rio, was voted one of six team captains by the 47-member 2016 U. Ervin won a gold medal at the 2000 Olympics before retiring for a decade. Adrian has made two prior Olympic appearances, in Beijing and London, and won 2012 Olympic gold in the 100m freestyle.
Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, will be joined by teammates Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin as the captains of the men’s team.
It remained a swim stadium until 1983 when the pool was covered and it has since been a basketball arena, but also used for entertainment and concert events, and is now called (as of 2014) the West Pac Stadium.