Michael Phelps didn’t get a win in his first final coming back from an 18-month retirement at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix, but the men’s 100 fly final was still the best race of the night between him and rival Ryan Lochte.
He’s Baaaack. The winningest Olympian of all-time Michael Phelps swam his first race since the 2012 Olympics on Thursday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix. He took the top seed over Rival Ryan Lochte, and the two will swim side-by-side in finals.
This is long, raw footage. Michael Phelps comments on his prelim 100 butterfly. Phelps earned the top seed in 52.84, with friend and competitor Ryan Lochte just behind in 52.94.”
Watch above as Brazilians Cesar Cielo (21.39) and Bruno Fratus (21.45) swim the number one and number two fastest 50…
Michael Phelps brought out the media at today’s press conference in Mesa Arizona prior the start of tomorrow’s grand prix….
We’re counting down the top 10 moments of Michael Phelps’ career, so far. Checking in at #4 is Phelps’ first Olympic medal, which was both gold and a new world record.
Cesar Cielo led off the winning men’s relay for Minas, while Jeanette Ottesen was the fastest leg while anchoring the winning women’s Corinthians relay.
With super club SwimMAC Team Elite and Coach David Marsh behind Jones, expect him to be a factor this summer at the Pan Pacific Championship and World Championship Trials.
On Saturday, April 19th, the Swim Fort Lauderdale senior swimmers completed a 12 hour workout / swim camp!
Andrew 200 Back NAG Record Splits: 23.81/25.72/26.82/26.80 = 1:43.15
Following his victory, Phelps got on top of the lane rope, pounded his chest and showed off his LZR Racer showing the world that he didn’t need a high-tech swim suit to come out on top…
And you thought meet warmups were bad… how ‘bout these waves?!
Andrew swam a 46.95 to win the boys’ 14-year olds 100 yard fly, which is faster than both his own 13-14 record of 47.23, and also faster than the 46.99 done by Alexander Valente earlier this year that is the 15-16 record.