INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, June 27. CLUB Wolverine's Tyler Clary talks about his performance in the 200 backstroke at the 2013 USA Swimming nationals. He talks about the tough post-Olympic year he's had — including gaining 30 pounds since the London Games. Clary didn't think he was going to break a 1:56 in the 200 backstroke and expresses relief at the time.
Clary also spends some time talking about the “young guns breathing down his neck” in the 200 backstroke, including recent high school graduates Ryan Murphy and Jack Conger.
Men's 200 backstroke recap: Ryan Lochte finished off a monster double with a win in the 200-meter backstroke at the U.S. Nationals and World Championship Trials, posting a winning time of 1:55.16 this evening, moving to third in the world rankings behind only Ryosuke Irie (1:54.72) and Kosuke Hagino (1:55.12) of Japan.
Reigning Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary snuck onto the championship roster with a second-place time of 1:55.58. Bolles' Ryan Murphy turned in a third-place time of 1:56.37, breaking his personal record of 1:57.39 from last summer's Trials.