Men's 400m Individual Medley

World Record: Michael Phelps, USA,4:06:22

Michael Phelps bags his first gold medal in WR time

In his first swimming final at the Beijing Olympics Michael Phelps has taken the gold medal in the men’s 400 meter individual medley, setting a new world record time of 4:03.84. The previous WR was 405.25 and the Olympic record 407.82.
László Cseh from Hungary finished second to capture the silver medal. Ryan Lochte trailed [...]

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In yesterday’s preliminary for the 400 meter individual medley Michael Phelps broke his own record of 4min 7.82 sec. The final is today, less than 40 minutes away.
He said it was his intent to send a clear message to his rivals. ‘I wanted to be in the middle of the pool [...]

British swimmer, Tom Haffield says he is not afraid to swim against Olympic champion Michael Phelps in the 400 meter individual medley.
Tom Haffield set the British and Commonwealth record in April this year.
“[Phelps] has earned every bit of the big sponsorship and financial backing he receives because the Olympic golds he has won were [...]

Michael Phelps has had his Beijing Olympic program confirmed. He has entered enough events to beat Mark Spitz’s record of seven gold medals at a single Olympic games.
He withdrew the 200 meter backstroke at the United States Olympic trials. He has now qualified for the 400 individual medley, 200 freestyle, 200 butterfly and [...]

Katie Hoff won the women’s 400 meters freestyle at the U.S. swimming trials just after setting a world record for the 400 meter individual medley.
Brendan Hansen won the 100 meters breaststroke earning a place in the Olympic team. He holds the world record for the event.
Christine Magnuson won the women’s 100 butterfly also earning [...]