and also shooting down rumors by saying ryan locte is wrong about him participating in the next olympics . and thus like arods for baseball. another sports era has come to a close and a legend is walking away as michel phelps with his 24 gold and final gold ended not only his pro swimming career but also his last olympics by winning his event in rio . and saying next for him will be beasides father hood definalty teach swimming for new future athletes . though will be a long time before some one matches michel legacy or even ties or beats his medal win . as another sports legend says done and swims off into the sunset michel phelps wraps up his career