7 Facts You May Not Know About ‘Baltimore Bullet’ Michael Phelps

7 Facts You May Not Know About ‘Baltimore Bullet’ Michael Phelps

The 31-year-old swimmer from America has bagged 22 Olympic medals so far – all gold. This is more than twice the number of medals that second highest record holder has won
1. Phelps was diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) when he was in sixth grade. At that time, his mother Debbie taught him to focus, in and out of the pool.
Michael Phelps
2. At the age of 10, he made a national record in his age group, and started his professional training under coach Bob Bowman.
Michael Phelps
3. Phelps was just 15 years old when he qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics that was held in Sydney.
4.In the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Phelps won eight gold medals.
5.Since he wears shoes sized 14, people often refer to his feet as ‘fins’.
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6. Phelps is the world record holder in 100 and 200 meter butterfly, 400 meter individual medley, 200 meter freestyle and 200 meter individual medley.
7. He has endorsed for Subway, Hilton, Speedo, Visa, Omega, Power Bar and Matsunichi. Phelps prefers wearing a pair of swim caps in order to disembarrass wrinkles. With a net value of around $55 million, he’s counted among the richest Olympians ever.

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