MICHAEL PHELPS, USA

India Today - - SPORTS -

Age 27; Swim­ming ( Men’s 100m & 200m but­ter­fly, 200m & 400m in­di­vid­ual med­ley, 4x100m med­ley re­lay, 4x100 freestyle re­lay, 4x200 freestyle re­lay) He may have an anatom­i­cal ad­van­tage in swim­ming with his long torso and arm span of 6’ 7” but win­ning 16 Olympics medals is no mean feat. Michael Phelps is set to awe spec­ta­tors in Lon­don. Phelps was di­ag­nosed with At­ten­tion Deficit Hy­per­ac­tiv­ity Dis­or­der when he was nine years and took to swim­ming as ther­apy.

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