August 17, 2008. On the day Michael Phelps became the greatest athlete in the history - The Point

This Sunday August 17, 2008, the sports journalists from around the world have been given an appointment in the amazing Water Cube in Beijing to attend a feat a

August 17, 2008. On the day Michael Phelps became the greatest athlete in the history - The Point

This Sunday August 17, 2008, the sports journalists from around the world have been given an appointment in the amazing Water Cube in Beijing to attend a feat as he can't go two per century. Michael Phelps, 23 years old, wants to offer the record of Mark Spitz, the legend of the swimming world. In 1972, the swimmer, the californian won seven gold medals in one olympiad, at Munich. Thirty-two years later, he won only a consolation prize than to see another American, of Baltimore, taking up the torch.

On paper, the challenge seems gigantic, mythological. We con...

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Michael Phelps, god of the Olympus
Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 00:33

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