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20 Famous Olympic Champions Then And Now

These athletes have made history at the Olympic Games. But what happens after the Games? What does life hold for these ex-olympians? Where have their enormous accomplishments taken them to? Let's find out!

Michael Phelps, Swimming


Michael Phelps is considered to be one of the most successful and most decorated Olympians of all time. In 2000, Phelps made his Olympic debut at the age of 15. Though he didn't reach the podium the first time around, he later went on to win a record 28 medals, with 23 of them being gold. After his fifth Olympic appearance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Phelps announced his retirement. Phelps now runs a swimwear company, MP, along with other business ventures.

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