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Michael Phelps cruises into trials

Updated: June 2, 2012, 11:33 PM ET
Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas -- Michael Phelps won the 400-meter individual medley, and Allison Schmitt swam the fastest time ever in America in the 200-meter freestyle Saturday at the Austin Elite.

Schmitt, the 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, set a U.S. Open and pool record when she finished the race in 1:55.04. She was just .08 short of her own American record set in Rome in 2009. It was the second fastest time in the world this year and came in a race against Olympic hopeful Missy Franklin, who was second ...

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