Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer of all time, has been banned from swimming for six months after being arrested for drink driving.
Baltimore Police say the 18-time Olympic gold medalist was clocked by radar doing 135 kmh in a 45-kmh zone.
He allegedly failed a breathaliser test and was unable to perform satisfactorily a series of standard sobriety tasks.
It is the second drink-driving arrest for Phelps, who’s recently emerged from retirement.
He has spent most of his life working feverishly in the pool but admits he likes to have a good time outside of practice and competition.