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Here’s a look at some of the highlights from an eventful first two days at the U.S. swimming Olympic trials in Omaha: Lochte v Phelps Ryan Lochte is 2-0 head-to-head against rival and teammate Michael Phelps. Monday Lochte defeated Phelps by three-fourths of a second in the 400 individual medley final. Last night the former Florida Gator edged out the 14-time gold medalist in the 200 freestyle semifinal. Apart from bestowing bragging rights on people who wear “Lochte, Jeah!” sunglasses, both results were meaningless. Both swimmers qualified for the Olympic team in the 400 IM and both easily advanced to the 200 free final, where the duo will be favored to go 1-2. Phelps and Lochte each will raise their level and lower their times between now and London, so their performances this week aren’t predictive of what they will do next month. Nonetheless, Lochte continues to demonstrate that, at they very least, he is Phelps’ current equal, regardless of how many ounces of precious metals P...
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