Video Interview: Michael Phelps Picks Up Where He Left Off

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Michael Phelps explains to the media that he feels happy that he picked up at the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series Minneapolis where he left off during this amazing summer.

Phelps is now looking to take baby steps forward on the Road to Rio.

Original 200 IM report:

Michael Phelps of North Baltimore held off the competition in the men’s 200 IM keeping a body length between him and the competition for the majority of the race. Phelps stopped the clock at the 1:59.30 mark, finishing less than five seconds off his 2015 best of 1:54.75 from the US Nationals in San Antonio.

Conor Dwyer of Trojan Swim Club managed to close the gap slightly, finishing just over a second behind Phelps with a time of 2:00.73.

Louisville’s Carlos Claverie posted a final time of 2:03.04 to grab third in the event, dropping .23 seconds off his prelims time of 2:03.27.

Guillermo Blanco, swimming unattached, took fourth overall with a time of 2:04.18, shaving a total of .88 seconds from his prelims time of 2:05.06.

North Baltimore’s  Chase Kalisz finished fifth in the event with a 2:04.30, while Louisville’s Nolan Tesone kept it close with a 2:04.48 for sixth place.

Dan Wallace posted a final time of 2:04.75, good for a seventh place finish, while Austin Surhoff of North Baltimore turned in a 2:04.86 for eighth.

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