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  1. Swimming:Legends and Best Olympic Teams Through the Years Kenzie Barrow Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  2. Males Mark Spitz Ian Thorpe Michael Phelps Rowdy Gains Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  3. Mark Spitz Won 7 gold medals in a single summer games • Munich 1972 Swam for University of Indiana Retired after the Munich games of 1972 Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  4. Ian Thorpe Australian Swimmer Known for wearing a full speed suit Dominant in the 200 and 400 free events Swam in the 2000 and 2004 Olympics Won a total of 9 medals at the two Olympic games he went to Retired in 2006 Came back to world of swimming in late 2011 Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  5. Michael Phelps Most decorated swimmer and Olympian of all time Won 8 gold medals in a single summer games • Beijing 2008 Went to Sydney 2000 games as a 15 year old Retired in 2012 Has won a total of 19 Olympic medals throughout his career Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  6. Rowdy Gaines Swam for Auburn Has won 3 gold medals Swam in the 1984 LA games Came from behind in the 100m Free to win gold in 1984 Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  7. Females Dara Torres Summer Sanders Natalie Coughlin Missy Franklin Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  8. Dara Torres Has participated in five Olympic games. • Seoul • Sydney • LA • Beijing • Barcelona Went to the 2008 games at the age of 43. Is one of the most decorated female swimmers of all time Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  9. Summer Sanders Went to the 1992 Barcelona games Won 4 medals • 2 gold • 1 Silver • 1 bronze Retired in 1994 Was the first woman in about 20 years to swim four individual events in a single games. Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  10. Natalie Coughlin Swam for Cal-Berkley Back to Back gold medalist in the 100m Back • 2004 • 2008 Participated in 3 games • Athens • Beijing • London Is also one of the most decorated female swimmers of all time. Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  11. Missy Franklin Has participated in one Olympic games. • London Won 4 gold medals • 100m Back • 200m Back • 400m Medley Relay • 800m Free relay Is only 17 years old Holds a world record in the 200m back (2:04.06) And I have met her! Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  12. The Best Olympic Team of all time… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPIA7mpm1wU&feature=g-hist http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOO6AmAI9Wk 2008 2012 Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  13. 2008 Beijing Olympic Swim Team One of the fastest men’s team ever The most anticipated games ever Most of the fastest time ever were set in ‘08 Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  14. 2012 London Olympic Swim Team The most successful/medal winning swim team ever Had the youngest US athlete on the team One of the youngest teams next to Women's Gymnastics to travel to London Made one the of the best viral hits this year, with over 10 million views Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  15. Stats/Facts • Michael Phelps in 2008 wins 8 gold medals in one game • Katie Ladeky at age 15 in 2012 wins gold in the 400m Freestyle • US Olympic swim team won enough medals themselves to take 5th in overall medal count out of 190 countries • Michael Phelps become the most decorated Olympian • Coughlin, first women to win back to back in 100m Back • USA won the most gold medals in 2012 Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final

  16. The End 2008 Beijing Gold Medalist Kenzie Barrow CIS 1020 Final