With Tokyo 2020 now just one year away, it’s time to relive some of the greatest Olympic moments in history. Today 28 July 2020, the Athens 2004 Men's 200m Freestyle final.
The schedule for Tokyo 2020 has been confirmed, venues announced and while athletes around the world are busy gearing up to qualify for the greatest show on Earth, it's time to enjoy 16 days full of the most unforgettable, inspiring and exciting memories from the past as preparations for Tokyo 2020 gather pace!
Athens 2004 Men's swimming 200m Freestyle Final:
It was one of the few finals where Michael Phelps competed and didn't win gold. Athens 2004 200m freestyle featured a stratospheric trio: Dutch reigning Olympic champion Pieter van den Hoogenband, Australian triple Olympic champion from Sydney 2000 Ian Thorpe and American legend in the making Michael Phelps. Enjoy watching.
Relive the greatest Olympic Moments from the Athens Summer Olympic Games in 2004 and watch as Ian Thorpe wins gold for Australia in the men's 200m freestyle final. Pieter van den Hoogenband wins silver for the Netherlands and Michael Phelps claims bronze for the USA