Michael Phelps goes out on top as he retires after the 2012 London Summer Olympics as perhaps the greatest Olympian ever!
22 Medals - Most out of anyone ever (2nd place overall is Larisa Latynina from Russia who has 18 medals)
Phelps won those 22 medals in 24 total events, Phelps won medals in 2004, 2008 and 2012, 2nd place in only event in 2008
Phelps has 4 gold and 2 silver at london olympics he won final 4 events.
Phelps also holds the record with 18 gold medals, 2nd place has 10.
Michael Phelps perhaps the most amazing olympian in history!
Other Olympians to Note
-Missy Franklin led the way as the United States set a world record in the 4×100 medley relay Saturday, giving the Regis Jesuit student her fourth gold medal of these Olympics. Franklin gave her team the lead with a 58.5 second split in the first leg, swimming the backstroke. The U.S. never trailed after that, and finished in 3 minutes, 52.05 seconds to best the previous mark of 3:52.19 set by China in 2009. Missy won 5 medals in London, 4 of them Gold!
-Serena Williams won the Women's Tennis Singles Gold as she knocked off Russia's Maria Sharapova in the championship match.
-Oscar Pistorius of South Africa finished second in his heat of the 400 meters and qualified for the semifinals with a time of 45.44 seconds, - had to battle to be able to qualify to compete in Olympics due to his prosthetic legs.
-London Olympics 2012: US gymnastics champion Gabby Douglas overcomes adversity at home to snag gold medals
-The USA Women Gymnastics team won Gold at the 2012 London Summer Olympics
Medal Count for 2012 Olympics in London
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