It is the swimmer with more Olympic medals in history. It opens the door to a possible withdrawal after the London Games. Phelps has announced its decision through Twitter. American Michael Phelps, the swimmer with more Olympic medals in history, has announced that it will not compete more in a world which opens the door to a possible withdrawal after the London Olympics. After becoming part of the American 4 100 relay styles in the world of Shanghai (China), Phelps has said on Twitter: is strong thinking that 4 100 styles of today has been the last race of my career in a few fantastic world complete with a gold medal and fantastic have succeeded in a test of relay.
Everything indicates that Phelps would be prepared to the maximum for the London Games of next summer, which will attempt to increase his legend (is the swimmer with more Olympic medals in history) and subsequently could retire, so it hardly will compete in the next World Cup to be held within two years in Barcelona. In the world which has been closed this Sunday in Shanghai, Phelps has been seen as his compatriot, New York’s Ryan Lochte, has become the perfect successor. Lochte, for 27 years, has closed its participation with five medals of gold, the last in the 400 m individual medley. Had previously crowned in the 200 free, 200 styles, 400 m individual medley, 200 back and the 4 200 free relay. Phelps, d ieciseis times Olympic medallist from Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 to Dominator from 2004 of this sport, leaves China with seven medals, three of them in the relay and four gold. The Baltimore swimmer has joined in eight days of competition the gold in the 100 and 200 butterfly and the 4 200 free and 4 100 relay, two silvers in the 200 free and 200 styles, and a bronze in the 4 100 free styles. Source of the news: Michael Phelps announces that he will not anymore a global.