Most will say, especially after the 2008 Beijing Olympics, that Michael Phelps is the best male athlete. He won 8 gold medals; an Olympic record.
the fastest male athelete of the 2008 Beijing Olympics was Usain Bolt of Jamiaca.
Sir Chris Hoy won three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics held in the year 2008. He is the most successful male cyclist of all time at the Olympics. Answer by: TheMiaVillon
Michael Johnson (USA).
Usain Bolt is the jamican athlete who won gold in the 100m, 200m, and relay in the 2008 Beijing Olympics
Michael Phelps for The United States! he won 8 gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
Jim Thorpe, named "Greatest male athlete of the first half century" by the Associated Press, won gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon in the 1912 olympics.
The youngest male participant in the Beijing 2008 Olympics probably is English diver Thomas Dalay, born in 1994. Francoise Pardos
Quincy D. Watts is a former American athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1992 Summer Olympics. He now works as an assistant track coach at Harvard-Westlake School.
Michael Phelps has won 33 medals in the World Championships for his sport, Swimming.