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6' 4" (1.93 m)
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[After tying Mark Spitz
's record of 7 gold medals in Munich, 1972] When I did chop the last stroke, I thought that had cost me the race.But it was actually the opposite. If I had glided, I would have been way too long. I took short, faster strokes to try to get my hand on the wall. I ended up making the right decision.
"Phelps Flys", winning 8 medals at the 2004 Olympics, was ranked #17 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Most Awesome Sports Moments (of the last 15 years)". [17 July 2005 issue]
The Condor Flap: to loosen up for a swimming competition, he bends over and flaps his long arms up and down like a large bird.