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Lochte beats Phelps in 400m IM at Olympic swim trials

Ryan Lochte, right, leads Michael Phelps in the men's 400-meter individual medley final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Omaha, Neb.
Ryan Lochte, right, leads Michael Phelps in the men's 400-meter individual medley final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Omaha, Neb.Mark Humphrey / AP

nbcolympics.com reports: Phelps was exhausted afterward while speaking to a huge throng of reporters in the mixed zone. “It was a little painful. After watching Ryan swim this morning and I know how Tyler always swims that race, he’s a very strong front-half swimmer,” said Phelps, who confirmed to NBC’s Andrea Kremer he will swim the race in London. “I just tried to put myself in a good position for the first 200.”

Surprisingly, Lochte wasn’t entirely satisfied with his time. In fact, he was not happy. “That time was not good at all, I know I'm capable of going way faster,” he said. “There was definitely a lot of places during that race where I knew I could go as faster, I just didn't.”  Continue reading the full story.