Michael Phelps Photos Photos - Ian Thorpe of Australia celebrates next to Michael Phelps of USA and Pieter Van Den Hoogenband after he won the men's swimming 200 metre freestyle final on August 16, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games at the Main Pool of the Olympic Sports Complex Aquatic Centre in Athens, Greece. Thorpe won, Pieter Van Den Hoogenband finished second and Michael Phelps finished third. - Olympics Day 3 - Swimming
Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe says he is more likely to fail than succeed at London 2012. The Australian, 29, makes a competitive return to swimming next month after five years away from the sport.