Might be in London, but still have love for my home country! #GOUSA!
Michael Phelps may be looking to one-up himself.
The decorated swimmer has entered himself into seven individual events for the USA Olympic Swimming trials, and if he manages to qualify for all of them, and participates in all three team medleys, he could set himself up to take away 10 medals in this year’s London Olympics.
Perhaps Phelps is thinking there’s no other way to cap his record-setting eight medals in Beijing than to go for a few more.
And it may not be a bad way to cap off his record career. After all, Phelps said in a recent interview with 60 Minutes that he was going to retire after this year’s Olympics.
Of course, Phelps could also be keeping his options open. If he were to fail to qualify in one of the events, he’d have plenty of backups. And some swimmers often enter themselves into additional races…
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