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 Son
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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