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History Of The Best: Michael Phelps' Road To Glory

Emily ThompsonCorrespondent IAugust 12, 2008

Everyone knows that Michael Phelps is chasing Mark Spitz' record of 7 gold medals but does anyone really know his medal times other than this year or what kind of record they made? Well I'm here to inform.

2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games

400m Individual Medley: Gold Medal, World Record; 4:08.26

100m Butterfly: Gold Medal, Olympic Record; 51.25

200m Freestyle: Bronze Medal, American Record; 1:45.32

200m Butterfly: Gold Medal, Olympic Record; 1:54.04

200m Individual Medley: Gold Medal, Olympic Record; 1:57.14

4x100m Freestyle Relay: Bronze Medal; 3:14.62

4x200m Freestyle Relay: Gold Medal, National Record; 7:07.33

4x100m Medley Relay: Gold Medal, World Record; 3:30.68

2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games

400m Individual Medley: Gold Medal, World Record; 4:03.84

4x100m Freestyle Relay: Gold Medal, World Record; 3:08.24

200m Freestyle: Gold Medal, World Record; 1:42.96

200m Butterfly: Gold Medal, World Record; 1:52.03

4x200m Freestyle Relay: Gold Medal, World Record; 6:58.56

200m Individual Medley: Gold Medal, World Record; 1:54.23

100m Butterfly: Gold, Olympic Record; 50.58

Still to come

4x100m Medley Relay

 

So one more gold medal and Michael Phelps will break the record. Can he do it? My vote is yes.

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