Another Olympic Honor For Michael Phelps; GOAT Selected As U.S. Flag Bearer

Michael Phelps of the United States of America (USA) first time at the pool

Michael Phelps has added another Olympic accomplishment to his resume, as the 22-time medalist was selected to be the U.S. flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony in Rio.

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On its merits, an entirely worthy and merited selection. The eternal cynic who resides inside me cannot, however, ponder whether this was entirely USOC’s decision or the result of “encouragement” from NBC ?


I think Phelps deserve this much more than to be the swimming team captain.

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