A Look At Olympic Swimming In Athens

Athens 2004

August 13, 2004|By MELINDA CURTIS AND KERRY G. JOHNSON | MELINDA CURTIS AND KERRY G. JOHNSON,SUN STAFF

Michael Phelps of Rodgers Forge will be competing on the swimming team at the Olympics in Athens. He may compete for eight gold medals (five individual events and three team relays). If Phelps matches swimmer Mark Spitz's feat of winning seven gold medals at the 1972 Games, he would earn a $1 million bonus from one of his corporate sponsors, Speedo.

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