Baltimore fans cheer for Michael Phelps
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Phelps fans celebrate the Baltimore Bullet

Michael Phelps claimed his record 22nd gold medal in Rio on Thursday night, watched by fans in his hometown of Baltimore.

The city has watched the Olympic legend grow from a young man with extraordinary skills, to a global phenomenon.

The BBC's David Willis visited the pool where Phelps got his big start, and saw first-hand how the city celebrates his achievements.

Filmed & Edited by Allen McGreevy

Produced by Mat Morrison

  • 12 Aug 2016