Phelps New 200 IM WR, Peirsol Ties Lochte’s 200 Back WR


On July 4th, Aaron Peirsol tied Ryan Lochte’s 200 backstroke world record, and Phelps set a new 200 IM world record in the time of 1:54.80. Lochte swam 1:54.34 in the 200 backstroke, and 1:55.22 in the 200 IM (third fastest time in history).

Source: SwimInfo here and here


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  1. His performance is hauntingly close to the German’s before it was confirmed they used steroids. His lead is so massive the public deserves full disclosure of random frequent testing before this acclaim can be respected. He is representing the U.S.A., this is not just a professional private athlete.


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