Michael Phelps: From childhood phenom to record books

Published: Apr 20 2012 02:09:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 03 2012 10:28:40 AM EDT

Take a look at Michael Phelps in and out of the pool and see how the Baltimore native became an Olympic champion.

Michael Phelps smiling in pool
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Michael Phelps pleaded guilty Friday to DUI charges stemming from his arrest in Maryland on Sept. 30, 2014. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation. Phelps made history at the 2012 London Olympics by becoming the most decorated Olympian ever. Take a look back at the swimmer's life and career.

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2014 Sochi Olympic medal count

COUNTRY
G
S
B
TOTAL
Russia
13
11
9
33
United States
9
7
12
28
Norway
11
5
10
26
Canada
10
10
5
25
Netherlands
8
7
9
24
Germany
8
6
5
19
Austria
4
8
5
17
France
4
4
7
15
Sweden
2
7
6
15
Switzerland
6
3
2
11
China
3
4
2
9
South Korea
3
3
2
8
Czech Republic
2
4
2
8
Slovenia
2
2
4
8
Japan
1
4
3
8
Italy
0
2
6
8
Belarus
5
0
1
6
Poland
4
1
1
6
Finland
1
3
1
5
Great Britain
1
1
2
4
Latvia
0
2
2
4
Australia
0
2
1
3
Ukraine
1
0
1
2
Slovakia
1
0
0
1
Croatia
0
1
0
1
Kazakhstan
0
0
1
1
Medal count will be updated at the conclusion of each day's medal events.
 
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