Michael Phelps ended his record-breaking career the only way he knows how, by winning another Olympic gold medal. The swimmer won his 18th gold in the men’s medley relay at the London Games. It was his last competitive race. The 27-year-old now retires as the most decorated Olympian of all time.
Phelps has notched up a total of an impressive 22 Olympic medals during a record-breaking career.
On Tuesday, Michael Phelps won his 19th Olympic medal surpassing Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina (18 medals so far) and becoming the most decorated Olympian ever after winning gold in the 4×200 relay Tuesday.
Phelps also holds the all-time record for gold medals, 15 in all, and another one for most (9) gold medals in individual events.
After he suffered defeats at the past two world championships he says he has learned from his mistakes.
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Robert Downey Jr. broke in to a Malibu house and passed out in a kid’s race car bed. Four years later he was arrested from a Palm Springs hotel room with a bottle of Speed and a lady in a Wonder Woman costume. He had been having breakdown on and off for years.
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