Michael Phelps has announced that that the London
Olympics in 2012 will be his last. He plans to retire from
professional competitive swimming when he turns 30 in 2015.
He will be 27 at the 2010 games.
"I told myself I will not swim over the age of 30 and I
will not," he was quoted as saying in a BBC Sport
In other Phelps news, the gold medalists narrowly beat
Japan’s Hidemasa Sano in the 400-yard individual
medley event USA Swimming’s recent Southern
California Grand Prix.