Usain Bolt may have been the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a 4×100 relay world record Jamaican team.

Usain Bolt the only athlete who upstaged swimmer Michael Phelps in the recent Beijing Olympics. The Jamaican sprinter surprisingly set two individual world records in the 100 and 200 meters and was part of a relay world record Jamaican team.

This underwater photograph shows U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps competing during the men's 200m butterfly swimming semifinal at the National Aquatics Center in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 12, 2008.

This underwater photograph shows U. swimmer Michael Phelps competing during the men's butterfly swimming semifinal at the National Aquatics Center in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August

Rebecca Adlington 24 won two gold medals at the Beijing Olympic games in 2008

Rebecca Adlington says she would consider surgery to make her 'pretty'

Rebecca Adlington 24 won two gold medals at the Beijing Olympic games in 2008

Great Moments in Olympic Swimming History: 2008 - Michael Phelps (USA) - Most Gold Medals - By the end of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Michael Phelps won more Olympic Gold medals than any other Olympic athlete (16 total – 14 Gold, 0 Silver, 2 Bronze). And he has the most medals in a single Olympics, 8 in 2004 and 2008 - and in '08, all 8 were gold ones.

Great Moments in Olympic Swimming History

Shout Out to Michael Phelps for making Olympic history today with 19 medals!

"If you're enjoying yourself in your sport and enjoying the competition, you're going to get better."  -Eric Shanteau, an Olympic swimmer who was diagnosed with cancer less than two months before the Beijing Olympics.

"If you're enjoying yourself in your sport and enjoying the competition, you're going to get better." -Eric Shanteau, an Olympic swimmer who was diagnosed with cancer less than two months before the Beijing Olympics.

At the 1972 Summer Olympics, swimmer Mark Spitz captured his seventh Olympic…

- 1972 - Swimmer Mark Spitz captured his seventh Olympic gold medal in the medley relay event at Munich, Germany. Spitz became the first Olympian to win seven gold medals.

When USA Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones isn’t competing or training, he’s advocating for water safety. After nearly drowning at the age of five, Cullen overcame his fear of water to win a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In 2009, Cullen and the USA Swimming Foundation launched its Make a Splash Tour, presented by Phillips 66. The Make a Splash Initiative is targeted towards children and aims to provide the lifesaving tools and training for every child in America to learn to swim.

When USA Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones isn’t competing or training, he’s advocating for water safety. After nearly drowning at the age of five, Cullen.

I would swim every day if I could swim here.

I have chosen this picture because I am a competitive swimmer, and pools are basically my second home. I have swam since I can't possibly imagine life without swimming.

Leisel Jones thought she had it all after snaring gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. What followed was an unexpected bout of depression - leading to her darkest moment of all.

Olympic swimmer Leisel Jones's dive into depression

Dana Vollmer-all the women's olympic swimmers have the most ridiculous arm and back muscles I have ever seen

Dana Vollmer: Olympic Stud of the Day:

Dana Vollmer set the world record in the butterfly on night two in London. Vollmer finished in

Michael Phelps wins eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics (2008) -- Not only can Baltimore claim the greatest baseball player of all time and the greatest quarterback, but Phelps is already the most prolific Olympic swimmer, and he's headed for the London Olympics this summer.

Pictures: 25 most memorable moments in Baltimore sports history

Michael Phelps wins eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics (2008) -- Not only can Baltimore claim the greatest baseball player of all time and the greatest quarterback, but Phelps is already the most prolific Olympic swimmer, and he's headed for the London Olympics this summer.

Rebecca Adlington, Beijing Olympics 2008

Rebecca Adlington reveals the sacrifices behind her Olympic swimming triumph

Rebecca Adlington, Beijing Olympics 2008

Olympics -- One of the greatest moments ever!! I still get goosebumps seeing it today!

Cullen Jones, Jason Lezak, Michael Phelps, Garrett Weber-Gale of the United States prepare for the Men's 4 x Freestyle Relay.

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