18 Aug 2008

Phelps trying to take it all in

8:09 am on 18 August 2008

The American swimmer Michael Phelps is trying to take in his achievement of creating Olympic history by winning an unprecedented eight gold medals in a single Games.

The feat took his career total to 14 Olympic titles and he says there are moments that will live with him forever, such as getting emotional on the podium after his final win in the 4x100 metres medley relay on Sunday.