Best of Beijing: The Michael Phelps edition

Nick Friedell
August 17, 2008

When you win eight gold medals, you truly are the best. Let's look back at Michael Phelps' historic week ...

Michael Phelps--The greatest Olympic champion of all time

1st gold medal--400 IM

2nd gold medal--4x100 relay

3rd gold medal--200 freestyle

4th gold medal--200 butterfly

5th gold medal--4x200 freestyle relay

6th gold medal--200 IM

7th gold medal--100 butterfly

8th gold medal--4x100 medley

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