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Phelps reaches 100 free, back finals

Updated: June 14, 2009, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Michael Phelps qualified for the finals of the freestyle and backstroke at 100 meters at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix.

Phelps was timed in 50.07 seconds for the 100 free, his seventh-fastest overall heading into Sunday night's final. That was 73-hundredths of a second slower than leading qualifier Brent Hayden of Canada, who clocked 49.34.

Olympian Nathan Adrian was second in 49.85, followed by Olympic teammate Ryan Lochte in 50 seconds.

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