MELBOURNE, Australia, March 28. THE Michael Phelps Show rolled on Wednesday night, as the 21-year-old from Club Wolverine again wowed the crowd at Rod Laver Arena. Racing during the fourth night of action at the World Championships, Phelps crushed his world record in the 200 butterfly, cutting it from 1:53.71 to 1:52.09.
Phelps' world record was his second of the meet, complementing his global standard in the 200 freestyle from the previous night. Phelps has a legitimate chance of winning eight gold medals this week, which would go down as the greatest achievement in the history of the sport at the international level. Next up for swimming's Superman is the final of the 200 individual medley.
Listen as Michael Phelps and his coach Bob Bowman discuss their latest world record and also lend their insights to the training of Frenchwoman Laure Manaudou, who broke the world record in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:55.52.
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