Michael Phelps gold and other Olympic medals

The most decorated athlete in Olympic history, American swimmer Michael Phelps finished his career with 23 gold medals and 28 overall. Phelps was just 15 years old when he made his Olympic debut at the 2000 Games in Sydney. Though he didn’t medal in Australia, the young Phelps put the world on notice with a fifth-place finish in the 200-meter butterfly final.

Phelps would go on to win eight medals at the 2004 Athens Olympics, eight in Beijing in 2008, six in London in 2012 and six in Rio.

Athens 2004

Aug. 14

400-meter medley – GOLD – 4:08.26 (world record)

Aug. 15

4×100 freestyle relay – BRONZE – 3:14.62 (with Ian Crocker, Neil Walker, Jason Lezak)

Aug. 16

200 freestyle –BRONZE – 1:45.32

Aug. 17

200 butterfly – GOLD – 1:54.04 (Olympic record)

4×200 freestyle relay – GOLD – 7:07.33 (with Ryan Lochte, Peter Vanderkaay, Klete Keller)

Aug. 19

200 medley – GOLD – 1:57.14 (Olympic record)

Aug. 20

100 butterfly – GOLD – 51:25 (Olympic record)

Aug. 21

4×100 medley relay – GOLD – 3:30.68 (Phelps swam in heats, did not swim in final)

Beijing 2008

Aug. 10

400 medley – GOLD – 4:03.84 (world record)

Aug. 11

4×100 freestyle relay – GOLD – 3:08.24 (world record, with Garrett Weber-Gale, Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak)

Aug. 12

200 freestyle – GOLD – 1:42.96 (world record)

Aug. 13

200 butterfly – GOLD – 1:52.03 (world record)

4×200 freestyle relay – GOLD – 6:58.56 (world record, with Ryan Lochte, Rickey Berens, Peter Vanderkaay)

Aug. 15

200 medley – GOLD – 1:54.23 (world record)

Aug. 16

100 butterfly – GOLD – 50.58 (Olympic record)

Aug. 17

4×100 medley relay – GOLD – 3:29.34 (world record, with Aaron Peirsol, Brendan Hansen, Jason Lezak)

London 2012

July 29

4×100 freestyle relay – SILVER – 3:10.36 (with Nathan Adrian, Cullen Jones, Ryan Lochte)

July 31

200 butterfly – SILVER – 1:53.01

4×200 freestyle relay – GOLD – 6:59.70 (with Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer, Ricky Berens)

Aug. 2

200 medley ­– GOLD – 1:54.27

Aug. 3

100 butterfly – GOLD – 51.21

Aug. 4

4×100 medley relay – GOLD – 3:29.35 (with Matt Grevers, Brendan Hansen, Nathan Adrian)

Rio 2016

August 7

4×100 freestyle relay – GOLD – 3:09.92 (with Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, Nathan Adrian)

August 9

200 butterfly – GOLD – 1:53.36

4×200 freestyle relay – GOLD – 7:00.66 (with Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas, Ryan Lochte)

August 11

200 medley– GOLD – 1:54.66

August 12

100 butterfly– SILVER – 51.14

August 13

4×100 medley relay – GOLD – 3:27.95 (with Ryan Murphy, Cody Miller, Nathan Adrian)

source: www.usatoday.com