Soundbites on Phelps' Olympic performance
Comments from the world of sports and beyond on Michael Phelps' record-setting Games.
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George W. Bush, Michael Phelps( AP photo / August 10, 2008 )
President George W. Bush greets gold-medal winner Michael Phelps after his world-record performance in the 400-meter individual medley at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China. After Phelps finished the Games, winning eight gold medals, Bush called the Olympian to congratulate him on his achievement.
"If you can handle eight gold medals, you can handle anything," Bush said.