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Michael Phelps wins 200 IM

Updated: July 1, 2012, 1:39 AM ET
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OMAHA, Neb. -- If this week in America's heartland is any indication, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are going to put on quite a show in London.

The world's greatest swimmers produced their most stirring duel yet at the U.S. Olympic trials Saturday night, going stroke for stroke in the 200-meter individual medley, never more than a few inches apart.

Their arms whirled in unison on the butterfly, then again when they flipped over for the backstroke. Their heads popped out of water ...

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