Michael Phelps swims during his heat in the men's 200m
butterfly at the US Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha, Nebraska in this July 1.-
Eight-time Beijing Olympic winner Michael Phelps will resume training in
February, USA Today newspaper reported yesterday.
The 23-year-old will get ready for the US national championships scheduled
for July 7-11 in Indianapolis.
"We're basically going to take this whole year to try to get him to a point
where he can really get into serious training in the fall of 2009," Phelp's
coach Bob Bowman told the newspaper.
Phelps took several months vacation after the Olympics.