The Baltimore swimmer has won 22 medals in three Games — including 18 golds — making him the most decorated Olympian. But his journey was marred by two DUIs, supensions and training struggles. Now, he’s heading to his fifth Olympic Games in Rio.
Michael Phelps swims in the 100-meter butterfly last month at the U.S. Olympic trials in Omaha, Neb. Phelps qualified for the Olympics in three events, the 100 and 200 butterfly and 200 individual medley. Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post Buy Photo