2021 Golden Globe Awards
First time's the charm! Champion swimmer Michael Phelps playfully bites his first Olympic gold medal after winning the 400-meter individual medley. He broke his own record by 0.15 seconds and set a new world record with a time of 4:08:26!
Phelps is all smiles as he celebrates winning another gold for Team USA.
Three cheers for Team USA! Phelps is pictured next with his medal to teammates Ryan Lochte, Peter Vanderkaay and Klete Keller, who beat Australia with a time of 7:07:33. Note the ceremonial olive wreaths, in honor of how the first Olympians used to roll eons ago in Athens.
This guy would make Poseidon proud! Phelps' time of 1:57.14 set a new Olympic record and he tied Mark Spitz as the only other male swimmer to win more than two individual events in a single Olympics.
There's no stopping this golden boy! Phelps defeated world record holder—and teammate—Ian Crocker to win this one.
Phelps shared in the gold-medal win because he had swam in the qualifying heat, but he gave up the spot he had automatically qualified for in the final race to Ian Crocker. Sportsman of the year, as well?!
He's back, baby! Phelps brings home his first medal of the 2008 Summer Olympics, beating his own world record in the event by five seconds, an astonishing feat. He would swim on to win seven more gold medals, six of them in world-record time, in Beijing.
Phelps and teammates Brendan Hansen, Jason Lezak and Aaron Piersol wave to the cheering crowd after receiving their gold medals.
Phelps smashes his own world record with a time of 1:42:96, bringing home the Olympic gold medal for the first time in this event.
Phelps stands for the national anthem after winning the 10th gold medal of his career with the world-record time of 1:52:03. He also became the first swimmer to win consecutive Olympic golds in a butterfly event.
Golden boys! Phelp, Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens and Peter Vanderkaay pose with roses and their medals after setting another world record in the pool.
Another race, another world record time, this one 1:54:23.
He feels the need for speed! Phelps sets an Olympic record (but leaves the world one intact for a change) while picking up his seventh gold in China.
Team USA set a new world record, and Phelps passed Spitz's all-time haul of seven golds in one Summer Olympics by winning eight.
No time for tea! Phelps and teammates Conor Dwyer, Ryan Lochte and Ricky Berens celebrate their victory, Phelps' first gold medal at what he was saying at the time would be his final Olympics.
Phelps goes 1-2 with teammate Ryan Lochte, becoming the first male swimmer to win the same event in three consecutive Olympics.
He's fast but he's certainly not furious! Phelps is all smiles with yet another gold, his third straight win in this Olympic event as well.
Phelps thinks he's ending his career as the most-decorated Olympian of all time with 22 medals, 18 of them gold.
So much for retirement! Phelps teams with Nathan Adrian, Ryan Held and Caeleb Dressell to kick off their 2016 Olympic Games with some gold.
What a difference a few years makes! Phelps kisses his son, Boomer, after winning his 20th Olympic gold medal.
Phelps and Lochte get it done for a record fourth consecutive Olympics, this time with Conor Dwyer and 19-year-old Townley Haas.