Ryan Lochte First To The Wall In 200 Backstroke In Mesa

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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Ryan Lochte scratched the 200 IM to focus on the 200 backstroke and he won the event in Mesa tonight. Lochte stopped the clock in 2:01.04, not far ahead of Omar Pinzon in 2:01.65. Connor Green was third in 2:02.03.

Bryce Mefford (2:03.20), Johannes Calloni (2:03.73), Nolan Tesone (2:04.10), Preston Jenkins (2:05.45), and Drew Cosgarea (2:05.61) also competed in the A final.

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