Michael Phelps Splits From Model Girlfriend

1/2/2013 7:14pm EST

Michael Phelps

Swimmer Michael Phelps is single again after reportedly splitting from his model girlfriend Megan Rossee.

The couple began dating at the beginning of last year, and the athlete's relationship with Rossee heated up just before he jetted off to the London Summer Olympic Games in July, when the pretty blonde was spotted cheering him on.

Nevertheless, both stars are now set for a fresh start in the New Year after deciding to part ways, according to

Phelps appeared to confirm the news in a cryptic post on, which reads, "Things happen for a reason."

The 27 year old has previously been linked to reality star Brittny Gastineau and model Nicole Johnson.

Photo Credits: PR Photos , Jean Catuffe, PacificCoastNews

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