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Career

Michael Phelps Swim School
2009–present
Founder with the North Baltimore Swim School (NBSS), where he was one of the first students Locations in the states of Maryland, New York, California, and Maine, USA
IOC COMPETITIVE SWIMMING - INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
2016
Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-4x100m medley relay; Gold Medal-4x100m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Silver Medal-100m butterfly 2016 Summer Olympics (Games of the XXXI Olympiad) / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2012
Gold Medal-100m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x100m medley relay; Silver Medal-200m butterfly; Silver Medal-4x100 freestyle relay 2012 Summer Olympics (Games of the XXX Olympiad) / London, England, UK
2008
Gold Medal-100m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m freestyle; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-400m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x100m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x100m medley relay 2008 Summer Olympics (Games of the XXIX Olympiad) / Beijing, China
2004
Gold Medal-100m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-400m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x100m medley relay; Bronze Medal-200m freestyle; Bronze Medal-4x100m freestyle 2004 Summer Olympics (Games of the XXVIII Olympiad) / Athens, Greece
FINA COMPETITIVE SWIMMING - FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE NATATION
2011
Gold Medal-100m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle; Gold Medal-4x100m medley; Silver Medal-200m freestyle; Silver Medal-200m individual medley; Bronze Medal-4x100m freestyle relay 2011 World Aquatics Championships (14th FINA World Championships) / Shanghai, China
2009
Gold Medal-100m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-4x100m freestyle replay; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x100 medley relay; Silver Medal-200m freestyle; the 200-meter butterfly broke Phelps' own world record. 2009 World Aquatics Championships (13th FINA World Championships) / Rome, Italy
2007
Gold Medal-100m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m freestyle; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-400m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x100m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay. Broke 5 world records. 2007 World Aquatics Championships (12th FINA World Championships) / Melbourne, Austrlia
2005
Gold Medal-200m freestyle; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x100m freestyle; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x100m relay; Silver Medal-100m butterfly 2005 World Aquatics Championships (11th FINA World Championships ) / Montréal, Québec, Canada
2003
Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-400m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x100m medley relay; Silver Medal-100m butterfly; Silver Medal-4x200m freestyle relay. Broke 5 world records. 2003 World Aquatics Championships (10th FINA World Championships) / Barcelona, Spain
2001
Gold Medal-200m butterfly (broke the world record in the 200-meter butterfly) 2001 World Aquatics Championships (9th FINA World Swimming Championships) / Fukuoka, Japan
COMPETITIVE SWIMMING - PAN PACIFIC SWIMMING ASSOCIATION
2010
Gold Medal-100 m butterfly; Gold Medal-200 m butterfly; Gold Medal-4x100 m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x200 m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x100 m medley replay. 2010 Pan Pacific Championships (2010 ConocoPhillips National Swimming Championships) / Irvine, California, USA
2006
Gold Medal-200m butterfly; Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Gold Medal-400m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x100m freestyle relay; Gold Medal-4x200m freestyle relay; Silver Medal-200m backstroke 2006 Pan Pacific Championships / Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
2002
Gold Medal-200m individual medley; Good Medal-400m individual medley; Gold Medal-4x100m medley relay; Silver Medal-200m butterfly; Silver Medal-4x200m freestyle relay 2002 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships / Yokohama, Japan

Accomplishments of note

Competitive swimmer: Has set more world records than any other swimmer (29 individual, 10 relay) as recognized by FINA
2008
Michael Phelps Foundation Portland, ME, USA with Boys & Girls Clubs of America; KidsHealth; Michael Phelps Swim School; P&G; Special Olympics; Speedo and Under Armour Nonprofit organization focused on growing the sport of swimming and promoting healthy and active lives, especially for children. Foundation established with $1 million bonus received from partner Speedo for winning 8 Gold Medals at the Beijing Olympics
2008
No Limits: The Will to Succeed Free Press ISBN 1439130728 (ISBN13: 9781439130728) with Alan Abrahamson Published December 9, 2008 (first published November 17th 2008)
2005
Michael Phelps: Beneath the Surface Sports Publishing LLC (ISBN 1582619980 (ISBN13: 9781582619989) with Brian Cazeneuve Published January 1, 2005
2000
Competitive swimmer: Qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics at the age of 15 becoming the youngest male to make a U.S. Olympic swim team in 68 years 2000 Summer Olympics (Games of the XXVII Olympiad) /Sydney, Australia

Professional honors and awards

2012
Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) Swimmer of the Year Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA) and FINA Aquatics World Magazine The award was inaugurated in 2010
Athlete of the Year - 2008, 2012 Associated Press
2009
Honored for his Olympic Accomplishments The Maryland House of Delegates and The Maryland Senate
Golden Goggle Relay Performance of the Year - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 USA Swimming Foundation Award inaugurated in 2004
2008
Sportsman of the Year Sports Illustrated
2007
Outstanding Performance of the Year United States Olympic Committee First time award
Sportsman of the Year - Nominated: 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2013 Laureus World Sports
2003
James E. Sullivan Award American Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Awarded annually to "the outstanding amateur athlete in the United States
World Swimmer of the Year Award - 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 Swimming World Magazine
Golden Goggle Male Performance of the Year - 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 USA Swimming Foundation Award inaugurated in 2004
Golden Goggle Male Athlete of the Year - 2004. 2007, 2008. 2012 USA Swimming Foundation Award inaugurated in 2004
SportsMan of the Year Award - 2004, 2008, 2011, 2012  United States Olympic Committee Presented to athletes who have distinguished themselves in one of the Olympic or Paralympic sports
American Swimmer of the Year Award - 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 Swimming World Magazine

Community

Community honors and awards

2012
34th Annual American Image Humanitarian Award American Apparel and Footwear Association For his dedicated work with the children of the Madison Square Boys and Girls Club and the creation of his own charity, The Michael Phelps Foundation
Nationality
American
Sports
Swimming, golf
Hobbies
Playing video games, watching television

Education

Primary school
Rodgers Forge Elementary
Rodgers Forge, Baltimore County
Secondary school
Towson High School Towson, Maryland USA Class of 2003
University
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA Sports Management 20052008
Native language
English

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
June 30, 1985
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Towson, Maryland USA
Marital status
Never married

Partnership

2009–present
Nicole Johnson 1 child Boomer Robert Phelps

Parents

Father
Michael Fred Phelps
Mother
Deborah Sue (Davisson) Phelps

Grandparents

Father's father
John William Phelps (1915 - 1945)
Father's mother
Roberta M. (Myers) Phelps (1919 - 1984)
Mother's father
Bernard Jesse DAVISSON (1919 - 1971)
Mother's mother
Leoma/Leona Mae (Foote) Davisson (1919 - 2005)

Ancestry

English, Irish, Scottish,Welsh, German