American swimmer Michael Phelps made history at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, becoming the first athlete to win eight gold medals at a single Olympic Games. He now has has his sights on the London Olympics hoping to add to his medal haul.
U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps talks to the media after his training at the Gold Coast Aquatic Center on the Gold Coast, Australia, July 15, 2011.
Michael Phelps displays his eighth gold medal after the men's 4x100-meter medley relay final at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing.
Michael Phelps competes in the 100-meter butterfly at the Indianapolis Grand Prix swimming meet in Indianapolis, March 29, 2012.
Swimmer Michael Phelps swims in the preliminaries of the 100-meter butterfly at the US Swimming Nationals in Indianapolis, August 2, 2007.