During the 2012 Olympic swimming trials Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps have been battling back and forth in the various events and that was no different in the men's 200m individual medley semifinals. Lochte and Phelps put on a clinic in the event, leaving everyone else behind in their wake.
The two american's battled head to head with Lochte taking a short lead over Phelps in the final stretch of the event in the free style stroke, with Lochte and Phelps a good two seconds ahead of everyone else in the heat.
Lochte edged out Phelps in the event taking first place with a time of 1:55.51 as Phelps turned in a 1:56.66 as the two move on to the finals, where both are expected to qualify.
You can find more information on the week's events at the official USA Swimming website.
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