Michael Phelps ousts Ryan Lochte in 200 meter medley showdown
Michael Phelps has done it again, earlier this week the hunky swimmer made history after becoming the most decorated Olympian of all time — and well he just bolstered that one achievement tonight as he took home gold in the 200 meter individual medley for the third straight time in his Olympic career.
Phelps pounced on Lochte in a record time of 1 minute and 47 seconds. Phelps margin over Locthe was an impressive 61 seconds; Phelps now possess 20 medals and could potentially earn 2 more before the end of the Olympics landing him in the legendary lane.
- NBC Drops Paywall for Michael Phelps v. Ryan Lochte Live Stream (allthingsd.com)
- Michael Phelps congratulates Ryan Lochte on Twitter after Olympics win (tracking.si.com)
- Phelps beats Lochte in 200 IM in final duel (nbcsports.msnbc.com)
- London Olympics: Michael Phelps tops rival Ryan Lochte in 200 IM (milforddailynews.com)
- Swimming showdown: Phelps vs. Lochte (vancouversun.com)
- Phelps and Lochte to clash for last time (nbcsports.msnbc.com)