Cullen Jones, Ryan Lochte, Nathan Adrian and Michael Phelps (L-R) of the U.S. pose with their silver medals in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay victory ceremony during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre July 29, 2012.
200m IM performance proves Phelps still is The Man (Photo: David Gray / Reuters) LONDON — Last year in Shanghai, Ryan Lochte not only beat Michael Phelps in the 200-meter individual medley, he set the world record, 1:54 flat. Phelps wasn’t in his best shape. Even so, he said he felt himself on the last lap gaining, gaining, gaining. It wasn’t enough. He knew then that if he wanted to be serious about swimming, serious about this grueling and demanding event in particular, he ha
USA men celebrate getting a gold and silver medal in the 100m Backstroke Matt Grevers and Nick Thoman of the United States celebrate after Grevers won and Thoman finished second in the final of the men's 100m Backstroke on Day 3.