Ryan Lochte Video Interview: I’m Starting to get in my Groove

Swimming Video interview courtesy of Shannon Macdonald, SwimSwam Rankings Managing Editor.

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Meet record: 50.86, Michael Phelps (USA)
American record: 49.82, Michael Phelps
Australian record: 50.85, Andrew Lauterstein
Canadian record: 52.28, Joe Bartoch
Japanese record: 51.00, Kohei Kawamoto
Australia All-comers record: 50.77, Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps won the gold medal in the men’s 100 butterfly with his time of 51.29. This is his first individual gold medal at a championship meet since making his comeback. Ryan Lochte finished second with a 51.67. Even though Tom Shields did not swim the event tonight, his time from nationals will hold up. Phelps and Shields will represent the United States in this event at the 2015 World Championships next summer.
Hirofumi Ikebata finished third for the bronze medal with his time of 52.50 for Japan. Tommaso D’Orsogna was fourth for Australia and Brazil’s Thiago Pereira finished fifth at 52.71.

Tim Phillips won the B-final of the men’s 100 butterfly with his time of 51.52. He would have finished second had he been in the A-final with that time. Australian Jayden Hadler finished second at 53.07, and Masato Sakai was third at 53.38.

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9 years ago

Great championships for Lochte ! Very well done for the recovery . Great 200 IM , Great relay split on the 800 relay and great 100 butterfly .

9 years ago

Stay in the groove , it’s a refreshing one .

About Gold Medal Mel Stewart

Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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