• BEIJING - AUGUST 16: Michael Phelps of the United States smiles after his victory in the Men's 100m Butterfly Final held at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008 in Beijing, China. By winning gold in the Men's 100m Butterfly Phelps tied Mark Spitz's record of winning seven gold medals in a single Olympic Games. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)
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Album:Michael Phelps Beijing 2008

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Photos of the legendary Michael Phelps during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Phelps became the winningest Olympian ever and also broke the world record for gold medals at a single games by winning 8 gold in 8 events, breaking 7 world records and 1 Olympic record in the process.