Men's 200m Individual Medley

World Record: Michael Phelps, USA, 1:54:98

Michael Phelps wins 200 meter individual medley - WR time

Michael Phelps has won a gold medal in the 200 meter individual medley and setting a new world record of 1:54.23.
It is his sixth gold medal at the Beijing Olympics and 12th career total. He has just one more gold medal to win, to equal Mark Spitz’s record of most gold medals at a [...]

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There were no finals for Michael Phelps today in the swimming but he did win his heat in the 200 meter individual medley, setting himself up for his sixth gold medal of the Olympic games tomorrow.
His team mate Ryan Lochte is his main rival in tomorrow’s race.
“Growing up, I always wanted to be an Olympian,” [...]


I just switched the channel over to swimming and saw Michael Phelps touch the wall in the 400 meter individual medley.
The first swimming finals will be on tomorrow (Sunday).


Michael Phelps broke the world record with a time of 1:54.80 in the 200 meter medley on day six of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials.
He held the previous record of 1:54.98 which he set at the 2007 World Championships in Melbourne.