Unearthed Image Shows 6’4″ Michael Phelps Towering Over Gymnastics Queen Simone Biles

Published 08/20/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

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Michael Phelps and Simone Biles need no formal introduction. They are famous American sporting legends and renowned personalities in their respective fields. Be it Simone’s courage to break customary convictions or Phelps’ record-breaking swimming streak, the two have a long trail of achievements.

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The two come from two different sporting backgrounds. Their background and height may be different, but they stand tall in their principles. The love, passion, dedication, and determination for the game are what the two legends share in common.

A picture worth 35 Olympic medals 

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In an unearthed picture, sporting legends Simone and Michael can be seen smiling all ears. The two enjoy a huge fan base. Braving odds and adversities, Phelps and Simone have traveled a long way. The picture caught Simone and Biles at their best.

However, the picture caught attention for a different reason. With 28 Olympic Medals and a height of 6’4″, Michael Phelps stands proud and tall beside 4′ 8″ gymnastic GOAT Simone Biles. The picture’s worth increases as one realize that the simple image is worth 35 Olympic medals in total.

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Simone has always looked up to Phelps for inspiration. Expressing her adoration for him earlier,  Simone once shared a tweet that read, “Michael Phelps taught me how to stack my medals.

Coming from two different sporting backgrounds, mutual respect and passion for doing something better for sports and their nation unites them. Moreover, their achievements make them stand taller than their heights.

Michael Phelps supported Simone in her decision

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Being a gold medalist, Michael knows the weight of gold sometimes buries you deep. On announcing her withdrawal from Tokoyo Olympics 2020, Simone received a lot of backlashes. However, some came in support of her decision.

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A strong advocate of mental health, Phelps never misses a chance to discuss its importance. As a result, Phelps took a stand for Simone and supported her in her decision. Michael overcame multiple setbacks and hurdles in a career that spanned over two decades. All in all, he is optimistic about people being more accepting of issues regarding mental health. Phelps loves to talk his heart out. He is very active on social media platforms.

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Written by:

Mubhaswara Ahamed

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Mubhaswara Ahamed is working as a US Sports Author for Essentially Sports. Having completed a Grad degree in English Literature from Calcutta University, Mubhaswara was introduced to the world of sports by her father. She always had a passion for games.
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Rupak Kumar Jha

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