In the thrilling finale of the 100-meter butterfly event at the Beijing 2008 Olympics, Michael Phelps left the world awestruck with an astonishingly close finish. As the race reached its climax, Phelps engaged in an intense battle with Serbian swimmer Milorad Čavić. Stroke by stroke, they surged toward the wall, both determined to touch it first. With hearts pounding and spectators holding their breath, the outcome remained uncertain until the very last moment. In an electrifying display of skill and resilience, Phelps managed to stretch his arm ever so slightly ahead, clinching victory by a mere hundredth of a second. This nail-biting race etched its place in history as one of the closest swimming finishes ever witnessed, solidifying Michael Phelps’ legendary status in the world of competitive swimming.
Closest Swimming Finish Ever! Ft. Michael Phelps | Olympics