Photos: HTLS 2019: Swimming champion Michael Phelps and sports journalist Ayaz Memon in conversation at the 17th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019

Swimming champion Michael Phelps was in conversation with sports writer and journalist Ayaz Memon at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019. He spoke about his early experience in swimming. He said. "I started in the water strictly for water safety. My mother said I need to learn swimming. I wanted to get over the fear of water." The theme for this year’s thought conclave is “Conversations for a better tomorrow” and will see political leaders, corporate heads and torchbearers from various fields ideate and debate the issue.

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Swimming champion Michael Phelps during HTLS 2019 in New Delhi on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Swimming champion Michael Phelps during HTLS 2019 in New Delhi on Friday. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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Swimming champion Michael Phelps during HTLS 2019 said that when you have a goal important enough to you, nothing else matters. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Swimming champion Michael Phelps during HTLS 2019 said that when you have a goal important enough to you, nothing else matters. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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Michael Phelps during HTLS 2019 said that he knew his competitors better than they knew themselves. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Michael Phelps during HTLS 2019 said that he knew his competitors better than they knew themselves. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

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Swimming champion Michael Phelps and sports writer and journalist Ayaz Memon in conversation during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 in New Delhi on Friday. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Swimming champion Michael Phelps and sports writer and journalist Ayaz Memon in conversation during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 in New Delhi on Friday. (Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2019 06:20 PM IST
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