Michael Phelps hoping for perfect ending

Michael Phelps
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Michael Phelps reveals that he is hoping to call time on his career by winning more gold medals at the London Olympics.

American swimmer Michael Phelps has revealed that he is hoping to end his career on a high note at the London Olympics.

The 26-year-old will call time on his career at the conclusion of the Games, having already amassed a total of 14 gold medals on the biggest stage.

Previewing the upcoming event, Phelps has insisted that he will do everything possible to ensure that he bows out in style.

"Being able to prepare myself to look back through my career and say I've done everything I've wanted and I've been successful is something I really want to do," he said.

"This is the last chapter of my career as an athlete and I'm just hoping it goes the way I want. I'm trying to work as hard as I can to make sure it does."

Phelps has also won two bronze medals at Olympic level.

10.30-12.00

Men's Heat: Para-Sport 200m Freestyle S14
Men's Heat: 100m Freestyle
Men's Heat: 50m Backstroke
Men's Heat: 200m Butterfly

Women's Heat: 200m Breaststroke
Women's Heat: 50m Butterfly
Women's Heat: 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

19.00-21.15

Men's Semi-Final: 100m Freestyle
Men's Semi-Final: 50m Backstroke

Men's Final: Para-Sport 200m Freestyle S14
Men's Final: 100m Breaststroke
Men's Final: 200m Butterfly

Women's Semi-Final: 50m Butterfly

Women's Final: 50m Freestyle
Women's Final: 100m Backstroke
Women's Final: 200m Breaststroke
Women's Final: 4 x 200m Freestyle Relay

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