Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Michael Phelps Sports Illustrated Cover
Michael Phelps, 23,First athlete ever to win eight gold medals in one Olympic Games,posing for Sports Illustrated Magazine, with his eight medal collection, the richest gold medal haul ever from a single Olympic Games, On it, he mimics the iconic image of Mark Spitz wearing 7 gold medals that was on posters back in 1972.
The eight gold medals he won at the swimming events during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
men's 400m individual medley on August 10
men's 4X100m freestyle relay on August 11
men's 200m freestyle on August 12
men's 200m butterfly on August 13
men's 4 x 200m freestyle relay on August 13
men's 200m individual medley on August 15
100m butterfly on August 16
men's 4 x 100m medley on August 17
Michael Phelps is clearly the global story of these games in Beijing Olympics, Online news, video and information have allowed fans around the globe to follow his record-breaking performances.
American swimmer appeared prominently in the top 10 most-searched Olympics terms during the week.