US Trials day 4: Phelps cruises to a confident 200 butterfly win


At the U.S. Olympic Trials yesterday evening, Phelps won the men’s 200 butterfly in 1:53.65, ahead of also qualifying Tyler Clary in 1:55.12. In the women’s 200 freestyle, Allison Schmitt posted an American record of 1:54.40, with Missy Franklin also qualifying in 1:56.79. And in the women’s 200 IM, Caitlin Leverenz and Ariana Kukors qualified for the Olympics in 2:10.22 and 2:11.30. See all results from day 4 here.

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