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Thiago Pereira tops 200 IM prelims

Updated: July 26, 2011, 11:53 PM ET
Associated Press

SHANGHAI -- Thiago Pereira of Brazil qualified fastest for the 200-meter individual medley at the world championships Wednesday, with Americans Ryan Lochte and Michael Phelps advancing despite feeling the pain of their showdown in the 200 freestyle.

Pereira clocked 1 minute, 57.82 seconds, while David Verraszto of Hungary was second at 1:58.69. Kenneth To of Australia was third at 1:59.02.

Defending champion Lochte was fourth-quickest in 1:59.04, while Phelps was eighth in 1:59.58. ...

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