Aaron Peirsol makes most of second chance
IRIVNE, Calif. -- On the bus ride back to the team hotel following Wednesday morning's Pan Pacific preliminaries, Aaron Peirsol thanked Ryan Lochte for dropping out of the 100-meter backstroke final and opening up a spot for him in the race.
"Just promise me this," Lochte responded to his teammate, "that you'll whip up on them."
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Some six hours later, Peirsol, the defending Pan Pacific ...
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