Aug. Rekord-Olympiasieger Michael Phelps will Menschen mit Depressionen helfen. „ Ich möchte in der Lage sein, ein Leben zu retten, wenn ich es. Michael Fred Phelps II (* Juni in Baltimore, Maryland) ist ein ehemaliger Mit 15 Jahren nahm Michael Phelps an den Olympischen Spielen in. Aug. 26 Olympiamedaillen, davon 22 Mal Gold: Michael Phelps ist der erfolgreichste Olympionike der Geschichte. Sehen Sie hier alle olympischen. Michael Phelps ist der erfolgreichste Olympionike der Geschichte. Jetzt muss sein Stellvertreter bestimmt werden — und auch diesmal kommt es zur Kampfabstimmung. Über die Meter Schmetterling setzte sich der zweimalige Olympiasieger und Weltrekordhalter früh ab, hatte zwischendurch eine Länge Vorsprung, musste aber auf der Schlussbahn kämpfen, um die Attacke von Tom Shields abzuwehren. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. Dem Goldfavoriten reichte am dritten Spieltag ein 2: Die besten Fotos des vierten Wettkampftags in Rio. Olympia live im TV und im Live-Stream. Der Tiefpunkt war eine Alkoholfahrt mit überhöhter Geschwindigkeit im Herbst Bei den Frauen könnte Lisa Brennauer ins Medaillenrennen eingreifen. Telekom empfiehlt Exklusiv über t-online. Ihr Kommentar zum Thema. Immer langsam mit den jungen Pferden.. Der Winter kann kommen - neu bei Lidl. Olympioniken anderer Sportarten haben schlichtweg nicht die Möglichkeit solche Medaillenberge anzuhäufen, weil die Wettkämpfe nicht alle einzeln gerechnet werden. Den amerikanischen Schwimmer, der 23 Olympiasiege errang, quälen selbst immer noch Depressionen.
For his third race, Phelps broke his previous world record in the meter freestyle by nearly a second and won his third gold medal. He also set his third world record at the Olympics, 1: The next day, Phelps participated in two finals.
In his first event, the meter butterfly , Phelps made it four gold medals and world records in four events by swimming the final in 1: He also became the first swimmer to successfully defend an Olympic butterfly title.
With Lochte, Ricky Berens , and Peter Vanderkaay , he won his fifth gold and set his fifth world record as the American team finished first with a time of 6: The Americans were the first team to break the seven-minute mark in the relay, and broke the previous record, set in Melbourne, Australia, by more than four and a half seconds.
After taking a day off from finals Phelps did swim in qualifying heats , Phelps won his sixth gold of the Beijing Games on August 15 by winning the meter individual medley with a world record time of 1: It would be nice if historians talk about Michael Phelps winning seven gold medals and losing the eighth to 'some guy.
Unlike all six of his previous events in the Games, Phelps did not set a new world record, leaving intact Ian Crocker 's world-record time of The initial refusal by official timekeeper Omega to release underwater photos of the finish also raised questions due to Phelps's sponsorship relationship with Omega.
If you ask me, it should be accepted and we should move on. I've accepted defeat, and there's nothing wrong with losing to the greatest swimmer there has ever been.
Phelps's seventh gold medal of the Games tied Mark Spitz 's record for gold medals won in a single Olympic Games, set in the Olympics.
It was also his fifth individual gold medal in Beijing, tying the record for individual gold medals at a single Games originally set by Eric Heiden in the Winter Olympics and equaled by Vitaly Scherbo at the Summer Games.
Said Phelps upon setting his seventh-straight Olympic record of the Games in as many events, "Dream as big as you can dream, and anything is possible I am sort of in a dream world.
Sometimes I have to pinch myself to make sure it is real. When Phelps dived in to swim the meter butterfly leg, the third leg of the meter medley, the United States had been trailing Australia and Japan.
Phelps completed his split in Anybody can do anything that they set their mind to. At the National Championships, Phelps drastically shortened his program, swimming in only three individual events.
In his first event, the meter freestyle, Phelps won with a time of 1: At the World Aquatics Championships , Phelps won a total of 6 medals, 5 golds and 1 silver.
Phelps touched second in 1: That's an amazing training performance. I'd like to know how to do that. Phelps, along with teammates Aaron Peirsol , Eric Shanteau , and David Walters , set a new world record in the event with a time of 3 minutes, At the National Championships , Phelps competed in five individual events.
In the meter freestyle, Phelps won ahead of Ryan Lochte in a time of 1: In the meter butterfly, Phelps won his 50th national title in On the first day of competition at the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships , Phelps opted out swimming in the final of the meter freestyle to focus on the meter butterfly.
In the meter butterfly, Phelps led from start to finish, coming in first with a time of 1: Although it was much slower than his 1: In the heats of the meter individual medley, Phelps failed to make the A final, with Lochte and Tyler Clary taking the top two American positions.
In the meter butterfly, Phelps finished first in a time of In his second event, the meter freestyle, Phelps won silver for the second consecutive time at a World Aquatics Championships.
This time he finished second to Ryan Lochte in the event with a time of 1: Phelps's team won the gold medal in a time of 7: Phelps swam the lead-off leg in 1: Phelps's butterfly leg of For the Summer Olympics in London, Phelps originally stated he would never do eight events again, and would instead try new events.
Phelps said, "I keep saying I want to go down and start sprinting, but Bob [Bowman, Phelps's coach] really isn't so keen on that I don't think that's going to happen Over the next four years, I'd like to try some different events, maybe not do some of the events I did here.
In making his fourth Olympic team, Phelps holds the record for men for the most Olympic appearances in swimming representing the United States.
On July 28, , Phelps placed eighth in the morning prelims for the meter individual medley. Phelps, the two-time defending Olympic champion, won his heat in 4 minutes, It was the first time Phelps failed to medal in an Olympic event since Phelps swam the fastest leg of the US relay team and the second-fastest of anyone in the race.
She called Phelps deserving of the record. On August 2, , Phelps won his 16th Olympic gold medal when he edged out Ryan Lochte to win the meter individual medley with a time of 1: He repeated the achievement of winning the same event at three Olympics the following evening, winning the Olympic gold medal in the m butterfly , his last individual event.
By winning 4 gold and 2 silver medals, Phelps concluded the Olympics as the most successful swimmer of the meet for the third Olympics in a row.
After the Olympics, Phelps retired from swimming, stating: No more," and that "I just wanted to be done with swimming and didn't want anything to do with the sport anymore.
In April , Phelps announced he would come out of retirement, and would enter an event later that month. He wasn't training for the medals.
He wasn't even training for all the fans. This time Phelps wanted to swim for himself By the Olympic Trials, despite his age Phelps "felt physically stronger in the water, perhaps because of drills Bowman added to his pool workouts, like multiple repeats of 40 seconds of dolphin kicking while hugging a pound weight to his chest".
He won gold medals in the meter butterfly In December at the Winter Nationals in Federal Way , Phelps won titles in the same three events, again in long course, bringing his career total to 62 national titles.
This made him the first American male swimmer, and the second American swimmer overall after Dara Torres , to qualify for a fifth Olympics.
Phelps was chosen to be the American flag bearer at the opening ceremony , which was the first Olympic opening ceremony that he would attend.
Olympic swim team as one of six team captains for the US delegation to the Olympics. Phelps swam the second leg with what his coach Bob Bowman described as "maybe the best turn that's ever been done",  overtaking France's Fabien Gilot to give his American teammates a lead which they would not relinquish.
In his second event on August 9, the meter butterfly , he became the first swimmer in history to make five finals in the same event, after finishing 5th in , 1st in and , and 2nd in Phelps stated that winning back this title had been the main goal during his comeback.
The relationship between Le Clos and Phelps had been cordial back in —13 but it deteriorated in when Phelps came back from retirement and suggested that the current butterfly times were slow.
Le Clos's Wikipedia biography was even vandalized after the event final. Phelps also became the first swimmer to win individual gold medals 12 years apart.
On August 11, Phelps won his 22nd gold medal in the m individual medley. He beat Kosuke Hagino , the m individual medley champion, by 1.
This was Phelps's 4th consecutive gold medal in the event as well as his 4th in the Games. He became the first swimmer to win the same individual event four times, surpassing the previous record of three held by Dawn Fraser and Krisztina Egerszegi.
Phelps's performance in the Rio Olympics was unique in "winning multiple gold medals at 31 years old, well beyond the typical peak for male swimmers".
Phelps is considered one of the greatest Olympians of all time. Several physical attributes particularly suit Phelps to swimming: During the Olympics, Phelps was questioned by the press as to whether perhaps his feats were "too good to be true", a reference to unsupported rumors that Phelps might be taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Olympians can volunteer to be tested in excess of the World Anti-Doping Agency guidelines. Phelps has trained under Bob Bowman since he was 11 years old.
I'm not going to swim for anyone else. Phelps joined Bowman at Michigan to train and attended classes, but did not pursue a degree.
Phelps also returned to Baltimore with Bowman. Bob Bowman described Phelps as "a solitary man"  with a "rigid focus"  at the pool prior to a race, but afterward "a man incredibly invested in the success of the people he cares about".
They secretly married on June 13, , but the marriage was not publicly reported until four months later.
As a teenager, Phelps idolized Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe and modeled his public image after Thorpe.
When Phelps and his teammates captured the gold, Thorpe gave a congratulatory kiss to Phelps's mother, then gave a handshake and a hug to congratulate Phelps.
Afterwards, Thorpe said "I'm really proud of him not just because he won eight golds. Rather, it's how much he has grown up and matured into a great human being.
Never in my life have I been so happy to have been proved wrong. In January , Phelps revealed that he has struggled both with ADHD and depression, having contemplated suicide after the Olympics.
At age 19 in November , Phelps was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in Salisbury, Maryland.
In February , a photograph of Phelps using a bong went viral; this resulted in the loss of the Kellogg Company as a sponsor, as well as a three-month suspension by USA Swimming.
Phelps admitted that the photo, which was taken at a party at the University of South Carolina , was authentic.
He publicly apologized, saying his behavior was "inappropriate". In September , Phelps was arrested again, this time on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding in Baltimore , Maryland.
The im program teaches children the importance of being active and healthy, with a focus on the sport of swimming. It also promotes the value of planning and goal-setting.
In , Phelps joined the board of Medibio , a company focused on diagnosis of Mental Health disorders. Phelps was a USA Olympic team member in , , , and , and holds the records for most Olympic gold medals 23 , most such medals in individual events 13 , and most such medals at a single games 8, in Beijing Phelps has set 39 world records 29 individual, 10 relay , which is more records than any other swimmer that is recognized by FINA ; this achievement surpassed Mark Spitz 's previous record of 33 world records 26 individual, 7 relay.
All but two of the records were set in a long-course meter pool. Phelps holds 26 Guinness World Records which predominantly consist of accumulative Guinness World Records "Guinness mosts", records formulated starting with "most" for total number of accomplishments and victories in swimming such as: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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He seeded into finals first, with Ryan Lochte coming off a knee injury at his side. Though Lochte prevailed in the final, Phelps was a close second and participated in the post-race interview, telling fans that he was just having fun, and joking with his rival about being behind at the wall.
He came in seventh in his first event, the meter freestyle, only medalling in the fly and individual medley — both silver. However, second place finishes were all he needed to secure a spot at Pan Pacific Championships later that month.
Phelps fared better in the international spotlight, collecting five medals despite the rain in Gold Coast, Australia.
He reclaimed his hold on the fly, helped both the 4 x free relay and the medley relay to victory, and took second in the individual medley and 4 x free relay.
He remarked that he and Bowman had begun looking ahead at long-term goals, mentioning the World Championships. The triumphant return suffered a jarring interruption in the fall, when Phelps faced his second DUI arrest in Baltimore.
Upon his return from the program in December, Phelps appeared in court, where he pled guilty to driving under the influence.
He avoided jail time, but is undergoing 18 months of supervised probation and cannot drink during that period.
His suspension will be lifted in the spring, and he still has over a year to prepare for Rio. The Phelps-Aqua Sphere collaboration is unique in one very important way.
It is arguably a first in the competitive swimming market. National Championships in the same time period. Held in an outdoor pool in San Antonio, Phelps posted times that are some of the closest marks to both the super suit era and the London Olympics.
Phelps focused on three major events at Nationals — the meter fly, meter fly and the meter IM. He also showcased the meter breast, an event he swam for fun, but still managed to qualify for the championship final.
In the butterfly events, Phelps faced international competitors even at a national meet. I saw the comments.
Shortly after the U. The flagship issue took a look back on the year in swimming and featured Phelps on the cover for his illustrious performances.
The cover shot was captured by Mike Lewis. The pre-Olympic season starts with a media bang. Under Armour releases a video ad featuring Michael Phelps March 8th, The video goes viral appearing on the first page of yahoo news and trending 1 on Facebook.
By the end of the day, most major media outlets report on the video, noting it captures the emotions felt when Olympic fans think of the Greatest Athlete of All Time.
The video is one episode of the Under Armour Rule Yourself campaign. Michael Phelps swam 1: Phelps is the first American male swimmer to accomplish the feat, and matches the legendary Dara Torres, who also made 5 teams, as the only Americans to do so.
After being awarded his gold medal by m butterfly Olympic gold medallist Mel Stewart, and being interviewed by Brendan Hansen and Kaitlin Sandeno, Phelps ran to the stands on the other side of the pool.
He kissed her, he kissed his child, he handed them the flowers and stuffed animal he received along with his gold medal, and then jogged out of the pool giving high-five to excited swim fans on the way out.
The final time Phelps and Ryan Lochte raced on U. S soil did not disappoint the fans in Omaha. Phelps lead from start to finish, but Lochte was hot on his heels the whole way.
The pair went , the same order they have for last three Olympic Trials. In true Phelps fashion, he went three for three in his events in Omaha. At the turn he was outside the medals in 4th, but his experience and endurance showed for the final He came back in under 27 seconds to take the gold and his third individual event for the Olympics.
The cover shot was captured by Mike Lewis, shortly before Phelps made his last Olympic run. Phelps took over for the second leg from Caeleb Dressel in second place just behind France.
By the time he finished his leg, Team USA were over a second ahead. Ryan Held and Nathan Adrian maintained the lead for the rest of the way to take gold in 3.
Phelps looked to reclaim his meter butterfly crown, up against champion Chad Le clos. At the halfway mark he started pulling away, turning in As the final 50 unfolded it was experience against youth as Phelps fought to hold on while le Clos slightly dropped back.
Sakai took the silver and Kenderesi, the bronze. Phelps won his 20th gold medal as he took back his crown winning the meter butterfly in 1: An hour after his gold medal swim in the meter butterfly, he was back on the blocks in the meter freestyle relay.
Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas and Ryan Locte gave Phelps a three second head start on the rest on the field as he took over for the anchor leg.
James Guy of Great Britain made a move, but you can never bet against Phelps. Phelps dived into the history books again, becoming the first swimmer in history to win an Olympic gold in the same event in four consecutive games, claiming gold in the meter medley.
His 22nd Olympic gold came in style as he streaked ahead in the final lap to destroy the field by two seconds.
It looked to be another epic battle between Phelps and Lochte as the pair along with Brazilian Thiago Pereira switched off the lead in the opening stages.
At the halfway mark, there was just 0. But Phelps took control on the breaststroke leg and left the rest of the field behind.
He touched for gold in 1: Phelps turned at the halfway mark in 6th, but as always, his final 50 he turned on the burners. In another Olympic first for Phelps, he touched in a three-way tie for second with long time butterfly rivals, Laszlo Cseh and Chad le Clos.