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Swimming legend Michael Phelps to return to Tokyo Olympics in a new avatar

Phelps, who retired from the professional sports post-2016 Rio Olympics, will join the NBC Sports crew

Varun Malik Author

Updated - 15 Jul 2021 11:31 AM

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Picture Credit: Myswimpro.com

Swimming Legend and most decorated Olympian of all time- Michael Phelps will don the headsets to provide a new role in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Phelps, who retired from the professional sports post-2016 Rio Olympics, will join the NBC Sports crew to provide commentary for the select races of the grand Olympic event.

The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch took to Twitter to inform that the 23-time Olympic Gold medallist will join the NBC crew alongside Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines to provide his voice in select races for the Grand event.

Phelps had previously commentated in matches

According to swimming world, Michael Phelps has commentated at times over the meet’s first six days including his commentary in the US trials 2021 of men’s 200-meter individual medley event, where he highlighted few points on which Michael Andrew should work.

Other Olympians will too provide their voices

Three times US Olympian Elizabeth Beisel is also set to be a part of the NBC team, while Patrick Kinas and Amy Van Dyken will also call out the preliminary events from NBC base in Stamford, Connecticut.

The Tokyo Olympics is set to begin on July 23.

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Swimming legend Michael Phelps to return to Tokyo Olympics in a new avatar

Phelps, who retired from the professional sports post-2016 Rio Olympics, will join the NBC Sports crew

Varun Malik Author

Updated - 15 Jul 2021 11:31 AM

2 (13)

Picture Credit: Myswimpro.com

Swimming Legend and most decorated Olympian of all time- Michael Phelps will don the headsets to provide a new role in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. Phelps, who retired from the professional sports post-2016 Rio Olympics, will join the NBC Sports crew to provide commentary for the select races of the grand Olympic event.

The Athletic’s Richard Deitsch took to Twitter to inform that the 23-time Olympic Gold medallist will join the NBC crew alongside Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines to provide his voice in select races for the Grand event.

Phelps had previously commentated in matches

According to swimming world, Michael Phelps has commentated at times over the meet’s first six days including his commentary in the US trials 2021 of men’s 200-meter individual medley event, where he highlighted few points on which Michael Andrew should work.

Other Olympians will too provide their voices

Three times US Olympian Elizabeth Beisel is also set to be a part of the NBC team, while Patrick Kinas and Amy Van Dyken will also call out the preliminary events from NBC base in Stamford, Connecticut.

The Tokyo Olympics is set to begin on July 23.

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