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Michael Phelps Beats Ryan Lochte, Wins Gold for 200 IM!

Michael Phelps Beats Ryan Lochte, Wins Gold for 200 IM!

Michael Phelps shows off his gold medal, his 20th career Olympic medal, after the Men’s 200m Individual Medley final at the 2012 Summer Olympics held at the Aquatics Centre on Thursday (August 2) in London, England.

The 27-year-old swimmer timed in at 1:54.27, just 0.63 faster than his competitor Ryan Lochte, who was awarded the silver medal.

Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh took home the bronze medal, with a final time of 1:56.22.

Earlier in the day, USA swimmer Tyler Clary won the gold for 200 back, beating Ryan, who took home the bronze in that event.

10+ pictures inside of Michael Phelps showing off his medal after competing in the 200 Individual Medley…

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14 Comments

# 1

Congrats to them both!

# 2

STOP POSTING RESULTS

# 3

spoiler much?

# 4

yes, go Hungary! Congrats to all of them though :)

# 5

0.63? Sh*t if I was Ryan, I’d be pissed haha. Silver is still amazing though. Congrats to them both!

# 6

Ryan Lochte did amazing, even though he didn’t get gold. Congrats to both of them!!!

# 7

If you want to post results fine. Leave the spoilers out of the headlines jerks!!!

# 8

US and you guys don’t have live transmission?, that’s quite sad.

# 9

This gold medal is dedicated to all who wrote Michael Phelps out and called him a loser just because he lost that first race a week ago. Take that! The greatest Olympian ever from team USA!!!!

@Jenn: that’s a lot in swimming btw…

Good for Mike, the boys been working hard and its been paying off.

I’m glad you’re supporting the US athletes by giving them major props, but for those of us who have yet to see the showing of it and are obsessed with the Olympics, yet like to go on your website to kill time, I (and I’m sure a good number of other followers) would really appreciate it if you had a headline like, “Guess who won the 200IM?” and show a picture of a random winner, and leave it to the reader to click on the results…as opposed to posting the winner on the headline.

THANKS.

Good for Ryan – he’s finally getting the exposure he deserves! Great guy.

Michael Phelps is hot.

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