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Michael Phelps Coming Out of Retirement to Compete Again

Phelps has his sights set for Rio 2016


Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement and looking to make a comeback in the world of competitive swimming.

Michael Phelps
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The 28-year-old has been training to get back in shape and compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games. Michael Phelps has signed up for the 50-meter and 100-meter freestyles as well as the 100 butterfly at a meet in Mesa, Arizona on April 24-26.

The athlete is also looking to add to his 22 Olympic medals in Rio 2016. He started training again last fall and re-entered the U.S. drug-testing program. Michael Phelps passed the six-month waiting period enforced by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to be eligible to compete.

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