Phelps v. Lochte: The Duel of Perhaps the Greatest USA Men's Olympic Swimmers

The Times tells the tale of the Phelps v. Lochte duel that fueled a world record at the Olympic trials yesterday... a great story...
Rival’s Fast Finish Propels Phelps to Another Record By KAREN CROUSE
Michael Phelps set a world record in his first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, touching just ahead of Ryan Lochte to win the 400-meter individual medley.

And today Hayley McGregory set a new world record in the 100-meter backstroke at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha -- broken in the next heat by Natalie Coughlin. Much more to come at the actual Olympics...
Backstroke Record Lasts Only as Long as Next Race By KAREN CROUSE
Natalie Coughlin’s record for the 100-meter backstroke was broken by Hayley McGregory in the Olympic Trials Monday, so Coughlin lowered the record in the next heat.

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