Swimming legend and 16-time Olympic medallist will be one to spot in Singapore during the first Youth Olympic Games.

He was appointed a Youth Olympic Games Ambassador on Monday by the International Olympic Committee.

“The Youth Olympic Games is an excellent initiative, not only for the athletes competing but also those who are inspired to get into sport and be more active,” said Phelps.

“I am delighted that I have been given the opportunity to become the first official Ambassador of the Youth Olympic Games, and can’t wait to get working with the YOG team to promote the first event this summer.”

Guess what? The YOG team can’t wait to work with you too!

It is without a doubt that young athletes all over the world will be swarming all over Michael Phelps – the swimmer who created the Olympic dream. Go Phelps!

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