Olympics: Unforgettable moments

Updated: Jul 23, 2012 14:07 IST

Member of US national Olympic swimming team Michael Phelps re-wrote the history books at Beijing’s National Aquatics Centre, when in the space of eight short days, the American raced 17 times and claimed eight gold medals, to add to the six he won four years previously in Athens. Reuters/Robert Pratta
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Member of US national Olympic swimming team Michael Phelps re-wrote the history books at Beijing’s National Aquatics Centre, when in the space of eight short days, the American raced 17 times and claimed eight gold medals, to add to the six he won four years previously in Athens. Reuters/Robert Pratta

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