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ESPN.com is reporting that Olympic great Michael Phelps will be coming out of retirement for the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.

The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a meet in Mesa, Ariz., on April 24-26.

Bob Bowman, the swimmer's longtime coach, told The Associated Press on Monday that Phelps is entered in three events -- the 50- and 100-meter freestyles and the 100 butterfly.

"I think he's just going to test the waters a little bit and see how it goes," Bowman said by phone from Baltimore. "I wouldn't say it's a full-fledged comeback."
Phelps will turn 29 in June and is the winningest and most decorated athlete in Olympic history. Through is career, he has 18 gold medals and 22 medals overall.

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Pot money must be running out - gotta re-up that endorsement money.
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