Michael Phelps Announces Son's Birth With Fiancee Nicole Johnson

Updated: 10 May 2016 15:12 IST

Michael Phelps, 22 Olympic-medal winner, announced the birth of son Boomer on Saturday via Instagram

Michael Phelps Announces Sons Birth With Fiancee Nicole Johnson
Michael Phelps with son Boomer and fiancee Nicole Johnson. (Image credit: Instagram/ Michael Phelps) © Instagram

Los Angeles:

Olympic swimming superstar Michael Phelps is a proud father of a baby boy, announcing the birth of son Boomer on Saturday via Instagram.

Phelps said fiancee Nicole Johnson gave birth on Thursday night, and posted a picture of himself cradling the infant at Johnson's bedside.

Phelps, whose 22 Olympic medals include 18 gold, is gearing up for a Rio Games challenge. He'll compete at the US Olympic swimming trials in Omaha June 26-July 3 and has said he hopes to be in Rio with Johnson and Boomer there to cheer him on.

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Highlights
  • Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all-time
  • He has won 22 medals in three editions of Olympics
  • He has won 18 Olympic gold medals
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