Michael Phelps’ form deserted him Sunday night. Phelps, winner of 18 Olympic golds and 22 medals overall, was beaten by Yannick Agnel in the 100-meter freestyle at the Bulldog Grand Slam.
Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will resume their comebacks during a special meet at the University of Georgia this week.
Coach Bob Bowman was satisfied with Michael Phelps’ performance in the Santa Clara Grand Prix after doubling his meet workload.
Michael Phelps returned to swimming on his own terms. His ultimate goal obviously is to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, though he’s being coy about it.
Instead of debating whether Cal Ripken Jr. or Babe Ruth is the best Baltimore Athlete of All-Time, we decided to focus on active athletes from the area.
Michael Phelps lunged to the wall, popped his head out of the water, and turned immediately toward the scoreboard.
Michael Phelps had the ninth-fastest time in the preliminaries of the 200-meter freestyle at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
Michael Phelps is trying some new things: A more relaxed approach. A lighter workload. A willingness to accept that things aren’t going to be perfect every day.
Michael Phelps’ second comeback meet will not include a chance to go against his biggest rival.
Bob Bowman and Teri McKeever will serve as head coaches of the U.S. swimming team at this summer’s Pan Pacific Championships in Australia.
Michael Phelps tied the fourth-fastest time in the world this year swimming the 100-meter butterfly in his first competition in nearly two years. His comeback has gotten off to a strong start albeit with a much different approach than he took in winning 22 medals over three Olympics.
Michael Phelps is going short, really short, in the second event of his comeback.