Video Interview: Michael Phelps Says “I felt 10 Grand Pianos on my back”

2014 Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara

Men’s 200 Freestyle – FINALS

Michael Phelps has always been an animal underwater, using his walls to his advantage. He is out way faster than this morning. This morning he was out at 54.0, compared to his 52.47 tonight. Yannick Agnel had a huge final 100, winning the race with a huge time of 1:46.99. Michael Phelps finished second with a 1:48.20. Michael Wynalda won the B-final of the men’s 200 freestyle with a time of 1:50.47.

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Yannick seems like a very nice person! Clearly he and Michael respect each other and they are becoming friends, which I’m sure will benefit both of them.

bobo gigi

“10 grand pianos on my back!”
Come on MP. Very good first 200 free final.
You’re on track to swim 1.45 in August and be very precious for the US relay.


“In a close race, he’ll get his hand on the wall first.”

High praise coming from one of the kings of digging deep/out touching.

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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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