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MEN’S 200 IM

Meet record: 1:54.43, Ryan Lochte (USA)
American record: 1:54.00 Ryan Lochte
Australian record: 1:56.69 Leith Brodie
Canadian record: 1:59.19 Keith Beavers
Japanese record: 1:55.38 Kosuke Hagino
Australia All-comers record: 1:54.98 Michael Phelps (USA)

Ryan Lochte missed the A-final of the men’s 200 IM this morning, but that didn’t hold him back from swimming fast tonight. He posted the fastest time in the B-final to win with a time of 1:56.02.

After watching Lochte throw down the second fastest time in the world this year, the A-finalists had to swim. At the end of the race, it was Kosuke Hagino that reached in for the Gold with the exact same time as Lochte, 1:56.02. Michael Phelps won the silver medal with his time of 1:56.04. The Bronze medal went to Daiya Seto of Japan with his time of 1:57.72.

Thiago Pererira finished fourth for Brazil at 1:57.83 and Tyler Clary was fifth with his time of 1:58.79.
Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps have the 200 IM roster spots for the 2015 World Championships team.

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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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