Michael Phelps, the American Olympian swimmer of all time won 22nd Gold Medal in 200m Men’s Individual Medley (1:54:66) which held yesterday. Phelps won four gold medals in Rio Olympics 2016 for 200m butterfly stroke (1:53:36), 4*100m freestyle (3:09:92) and 4*200m freestyle (7:00:66).
Phelps made himself a mark in Rio Olympics which made him first American male swimmer and the second American swimmer overall after Dara Torres to qualify for a fifth Olympics.
Michael Phelps Journey in Rio de Janeiro
Yesterday, Phelps won a 22nd gold medal in 200 m Individual Medley which is his fourth consecutive medal in the event. He surpasses the previous record held by Dawn Fraser and Krisztina Egerzegi and became the first swimmer in the same individual event for four times. Phelps broke a 2168-year-old Olympic Record with 13 individual gold medals.
On August 9, Phelps won his 21st gold medal in 4*200 m freestyle relay with Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas. This is also the 4th consecutive gold medal, a record in swimming. He played his second event on August 9, the 200m butterfly stroke; he became the first swimmer to make five medals in the same event.
Finally, his first event which held on 7 August, the 4*100 m freestyle relay, his first success in Rio Olympics 2016
The American Male Swimmer all-time records for Olympics gold medals (22), in Olympic gold medal Individual events (13), Olympic medals in individual events (15).