Why Michael Phelps's First Rio Gold Medal Was Incredible
The Rio 2016 Olympic Games are in full swing and the most decorated athlete in history, Michael Phelps is already breaking records. Swimming in the men’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay alongside Nathan Adrian, Ryan Held and Caeleb Dressel Sunday night, the 31-year-old helped earn gold for Team USA, but not without mindblowing form. Here, three reasons the swimmer’s first gold in Rio was incredible.
Phelps Captures 19th Gold Medal As Us Wins 4x100-meter Freestyle Relay
The United States team from left, Nathan Adrian, Ryan Held, Michael Phelps and Caeleb Dressel celebrate on the medal ceremony after winning the gold medal in the men's 4x100-meter freestyle relay during the swimming competitions at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.