SWIMMING - Michael Phelps is 27 years old today. Phelps is already regarded as one of the greatest swimmers of all time, having broken numerous world records and won multiple gold medals at both World Championships and Olympic Games. “The Flying Fish” was the youngest American male swimmer at the Olympic Games of the age of 15 years in 2000 Sydney Games. After that he won 16 Olympic medals, 14 gold medals and two bronze medals. One to watch in London.
Shares birthday with: Susan Hayward, Yngwie Malmsteen, Mike Tyson