Michael Phelps will return to the Olympics, but this time in the booth
New York- Iconic Merman swimmer Michael Phelps will be making his Olympic debut as a prime time correspondent during the Tokyo Olympics.
Phelps, who won the hearts of Americans and was one of the most feared swimmers around the globe will make his grand entrance in the booth. NBC Sports enjoyed what Phelps brought to the booth during the Olympic trials and was very excited that he was coming on board.
“From the moment he joined our team at Trials, Michael’s ability to provide insightful analysis, thoughtful commentary and tell entertaining stories was apparent,” said Molly Solomon, Executive Producer & President, NBC Olympics Production. “We’re thrilled to have him join us in Tokyo and our audience will benefit from hearing the perspective of the most decorated Olympian of all time.”
Phelps is one of the most decorated athletes who stepped foot on this earth and swam in water. He has 28 Olympic medals and 23 gold medals, which is the most for any athlete that has competed in the games. With all of his accomplishments, it will be interesting to hear his take on upcoming swimmers.