Michael Phelps: From childhood phenom to record books

POSTED: 2:09 PM Apr 20 2012   UPDATED: 10:28 AM Aug 03 2012

Take a look at Michael Phelps in and out of the pool and see how the Baltimore native became an Olympic champion.

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The Baltimore native returned to the Olympics in 2004 where he earned six gold medals and two bronze. His performance tied the record books as he matched former Russian gymnast Alexander Dityatin with winning eight medals at a single Olympics.


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