Beijing Olympics: Swimmer Michael Phelps Has won the 200 Meter Individual Medley. … 6 Gold Medals Down, 2 to Go …
Michael Phelps is now 6 for 6 and is closing in on Mark Spitz record of 7 Olympic gold medals. Michael Phelps has once again won Olympic gold. Phelps won his 6th gold medal of the Beijing Olympics by breaking his own world record in the 200 meter individual medley with a time of 1 minute, 54.23 seconds. Once again, Phelps just made it look so easy.
Michael Phelps won his sixth gold medal of the Beijing Olympics on Friday in record time, defeating rivals Laszlo Cseh and teammate Ryan Lochte in the 200-meter individual medley.
Phelps defended his title from four years ago in Athens, winning in 1 minute, 54.23 seconds and lowering his own world record of 1:54.80 set at last month’s U.S. trials. It was the American’s sixth world mark in Beijing.
For Phelps, 6 races, 6 gold medals and 6 world records.