Michael Phelps swam in the 2000 Summer Olympics at the age of 15; making him the youngest male to make an Olympic swim team in 68 years. After swimming in the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics, he held the record for winning the most Olympic medals ever with a total of 22 medals, 18 of them gold! Phelps was, clearly, the greatest swimmer of all-time.
After the 2012 Olympic Games, during an interview on the Today show, Phelps announced he was retiring; stating “I’m done. I’m ready to move on.”
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