Michael Fred Phelps II is an American competition swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 24 medals.
Michael Phelps has done it! That was mightily close for the American! Gold to Phelps. His 20th Olympic gold medal. What a finale! Masato Sakhi of Japan takes silver and Tama Kenderesi comes in for bronze. Chad Le Clos, though, can only finish fourth.
World Record:- 1:51.51,USA, PHELPS Michael in Rome 2009
Olympic Record:- 1:52.03,USA,PHELPS Michael in Beijing 2008
The Rio Games are expected to be the final Olympics for Phelps, but he recently expressed possible second thoughts.
“To have our first-born be able to watch — I’ll say this just, in case I come back — my potential last Olympics,” Phelps said in a Washington Post article. “Just so you guys don’t beat me to death if I come back, I’m just going to say that.