Which events did Phelps win in 2008?
Star American swimmer Michael Phelps won a record eight gold medals during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. From left to right, top row: men’s 4 x 100m medley on Aug. 17, 100m butterfly on Aug. 16, men’s 200m individual medley on Aug.
How much did Michael Phelps win by 2008?
In 2008, Phelps earned a US$1 million bonus from Speedo after taking home eight gold medals from the Beijing Olympics. The brand had been his sponsor since 2001. According to an article by LA Times, Phelps’ contract with Speedo ended in 2013.
How many records did Phelps set in 2008?
7 world records
World records are often broken, but at the end of the 2008 Olympics Phelps held 7 world records and 1 Olympic record.
Has Michael Phelps ever lost the Olympics?
Phelps’ final individual event at the Olympics did not end with a customary gold, as he was beaten in the 100-meter butterfly by Singapore’s Joseph Schooling to end up with silver. Michael Phelps ended his career with team gold in the 4x100m medley relay at Rio 2016.
Did Michael Phelps swim 2016 Olympics?
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four gold and two silver medals, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he won five gold medals and one silver. This made him the most successful athlete of the Games for the fourth Olympics in a row.
What is Michael Phelps 25 free time?
Phelps, who won eight Olympic medals four months after that 500 free swim in 2004, ended up bringing his best time down to 4:10.43 in January 2008, ranking him 25th all-time in the event.
How many medals did Phelps win in one Olympics?
In Athens he won six gold medals and two bronzes, falling just short of Mark Spitz’s world record (seven golds at Munich 1972). Beijing 2008 would see the greatest ever medal haul by a single athlete in an Olympic Games. Phelps won eight golds – every event he entered – and broke World Records in seven of them.