What did Michael Phelps do in 2012?
At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Phelps won four gold and two silver medals, and at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, he won five gold medals and one silver. This made him the most successful athlete of the Games for the fourth Olympics in a row.
What events did Michael Phelps compete in 2012?
Phelps is eligible to compete in the men’s 100m fly, 200m fly, 200m IM, 400m IM, 200m freestyle, and all three relay events. Phelps is entering the 2012 Games with 16 Olympic medals around his neck, including 14 golds.
Did Phelps race in 2012?
Michael Phelps is the greatest Olympian ever, but his individual events at the 2012 London Summer Olympics are done. He does have one race left in him, though. In what’s expected to be his final race, Phelps will be the butterfly leg of the men’s 4×100 medley relay.
What events did London 2012 add?
The London Games featured more than 10,500 athletes who participated in 302 events in 36 sports. The most-notable addition to the London program was women’s boxing, which made its Olympic debut in three weight classes (51 kg [112 pounds], 60 kg [132 pounds], and 75 kg [165 pounds]).
Why did Michael Phelps not participate in 2012 Olympics?
There wasn’t much left to check off. But Phelps was motivated by being overtaken by South African Chad le Clos in the 2012 Olympic 200m butterfly, Phelps’ trademark event. Phelps and Bowman were also unsatisfied by his (lack of serious) preparation for those London Games.
What was Michael Phelps best event?
|G 100 metres Butterfly||100 metres Butterfly||Swimming|
|S 200 metres Butterfly||200 metres Butterfly||Swimming|
|G 200 metres Individual Medley||200 metres Individual Medley||Swimming|
|S 4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay||4 x 100 metres Freestyle Relay||Swimming|
Who holds the record for the most Olympic medals as of 2012?
Missy Franklin (pictured) tied with Michael Phelps for most gold medals won at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Both U.S. swimmers won four gold medals. Michael Phelps won six medals in total….Medal table.
What was introduced in 2012 Olympics?
The London 2012 Games included a four-year Cultural Olympiad. It reached a climax with the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on 27 July 2012, starting a 60-day festival of sport and culture across the UK, as the Olympic and Paralympic spirit crossed the world once again.