Michael Phelps Can Swim Faster After Comeback, Says Coach

Michael Phelps said he was expecting improvements at the Pan Pacific Championships, on Australia's Gold Coast, where he will be racing against fellow American star Ryan Lochte.

updated: August 20, 2014 15:56 IST
  • Total Shares
Michael Phelps Free Final
Michael Phelps finished winless in recently concluded US Championships.


Gold Coast, Australia: US superstar Michael Phelps came out of retirement because he believes he can swim faster than ever before, his coach Bob Bowman said on Wednesday.

Phelps, 29, admitted he was feeling "rusty" after some elementary errors at this month's US Championships, where he finished winless.

But Bowman said Phelps was driven by the conviction that he can exceed the performances that brought him 18 Olympic titles, the most achieved by any athlete.

Show Full Article
  • Swimming