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Clary can't break Lochte-Phelps wall

Updated: June 26, 2012, 10:43 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

OMAHA, Neb. -- Facing a monster bottleneck, Tyler Clary couldn't apply quite enough pressure Monday night to pop the cork and celebrate.

After the finish of the 400-meter individual medley at the U.S. Olympic trials, Clary shook hands across the lane lines with the two best swimmers in the world, pulled himself out of the pool, looked up into the stands at his mother and stepfather, Stacy and Lonnie, and shrugged ruefully.

What can you do, indeed? Clary touched the wall in an ...

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