Discussion

Tyler Clary shuts out Aaron Peirsol

Updated: August 20, 2010, 4:36 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs

IRVINE, Calif. -- If you're a superstar American swimmer, the last name you want to see swimming against you in a qualifying heat right now has to be 21-year-old speedster Tyler Clary.

For the second straight morning, Clary's performance kept a world-record holder from qualifying for the night's "A" final. On Thursday, it was Michael Phelps in the 400 individual medley. On Friday, it was backstroke specialist Aaron Peirsol in the 200 back.

"Michael and Aaron -- ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE OLYMPICS HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM