Phelps Say Good Bye Olympics with 23rd Gold

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 | 0

Phelps Say Good Bye Olympics with 23rd Gold

Michael Phelps had to declare in advance to say goodbye water pools after this Rio de Janeiro Olympics. American swimmer’s Olympics end was like him. At his career last Olympic event on 4×100-meter relay on Sunday, Phelps win his last Olympic medal and it was Gold.

USA won gold medal in 4×100 meters relay, where Phelps lead the team. A 3:17:59 second Olympics record, Phelps team won this gold.

Great Britain won the silver in this event; Ryan Murphy Team took 3:29:24 minutes and Australia won the bronze where they took 3 minutes, 29.93 seconds. This was the 4th consecutive gold in this event.

This is Phelps’ 23rd Olympic gold, and 28th overall medals. In Rio Olympics, he won 5 gold as well as one Silver medal.

At the end of the London Olympics, Phelps said goodbye. But two years later, he returned to the pool. However, Phelps has announced to stop right now.

On Saturday, one of the best Olympian of all time, said: “I promised, I will not return after London. But I turned. But I’m decidedly away. I (2020 Olympic) will go to Tokyo. However, I will not take part as a competitor. ”

Up to now in his fifth Olympics, so far with 23 Gold, 2 Silver and 3 Bronze Phelps won 28 Olympic medals. At 2000 Sidney Olympics, he didn’t won any medal. However, the American swimmer came limelight after winning 6 Gold and 2 Bronze medal. At 2008 Olympic Phelps proved himself as one of the best Olympian in the history. He won 8 gold out of this 8 events. At London Olympic, he won 4 Gold with 2 Silver.

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