Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.
Your Cheat Sheet To U.S.A.’s Olympic MVPs #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/famous-olympic-athletes#slide2 Michael PhelpsEvent: Swimming Hails From: Baltimore, Maryland Medal Count: 16! Most Memorable Moment: Winning eight gold medals and setting a multitude of records at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, including that for the most olympic gold medals, for which he has 14. Where Are They Now?: Preparing for the seven events he recently qualified to swim at the London Games, where his most…
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After almost drowning at the age of 5, Cullen Jones made it his goal to conquer the water. Now, at 28 years old, Jones has become one of the fastest freestyle sprinters in the country, taking home the gold and setting a world record at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.