Michael Phelps Coming Out of Retirement to Compete Again

Phelps has his sights set for Rio 2016

   

Michael Phelps Coming Out of Retirement to Compete Again

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

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Source: Wikipedia

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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