Michael Phelps – Anything I Put My Mind to I Can Accomplish – Video Interview

Michael Phelps finished sixth in the final of the men’s 100m backstroke on day four of the 2104 US Nationals. The finish isn’t the worst case scenario for Phelps considering that he already secured his spot on the Pan Pac roster with a second place finish in the 100 fly with a time of 51.30 on day three.

His time of 53.95 was slower than the 53.75 he posted in prelims to take the fourth fastest seed heading into finals.

He speculated in the interview that he was unsure whether or not he would swim his last event of these championships, the 200 IM, on the final day of competition.

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he is totally honest. he just hasn’t done the work. but to swim a time almost as fast he did in 2011 and 2012 (i think he was 50.7) in the fly with just six months of preparation is a testament to his greatest. hope i did not get rowdy wound up !


Get that 200 IM under your belt, Michael! I have been waiting anxiously to see that race.


I’m going to bummed if he doesn’t swim it. Would much rather see him in that than the 100 back.

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