I’ll give you a hint: it happened during the singing of the national anthem.
Tag: rio 2016
With one of his fastest split times ever, and “probably the best turn that might have ever been done,” the most decorated Olympian earned another decoration.
Maybe it’s just wishful thinking. It would be exciting if the Pete’s-Grille-loving, Olympic-gold-medal-collecting, Baltimore-area native Michael Phelps were going to return to competitive swimming. Initially, Phelps said he wasn’t coming back. Come summer, he was more vague. “I don’t know what’s going to happen in the future,” he told The Associated Press. Less than a week ago, he was more definitive, telling a TV station in Maine, “I’m retired.”
But his coach Bob Bowman just told a French news agency that the greatest Olympian of all time is “doing sessions” at the North Baltimore Aquatic Club. “I don’t know if that translates into a comeback,” he added.