Video Interview: Michael Phelps Surprised By Closing Speed In 200 IM

Photo by Griffin Scott

Editorial coverage for U.S. Senior Nationals proudly sponsored by Master Spas!

IRVINE, California, August 10. WHEN Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte get in the pool together in the 200 IM, you know the result will be impressive, and the two swimming legends didn’t disappoint at the USA Swimming nationals.

In this video interview, Phelps talked about finishing the 200 IM better than his 100-meter races and what spurred him on to swim such a fast time.

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Author: Jeff Commings

Jeff Commings is the host of several shows on SwimmingWorld.TV, including "The Morning Swim Show," which features interviews with people making headlines in aquatic sports. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism and was a nine-time NCAA All-American.

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