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Michael Phelps 4th in 200 IM prelims

Updated: August 1, 2012, 1:11 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Michael Phelps opened the defense of his title in the 200-meter individual medley at the London Games on Wednesday, hours after becoming the most decorated Olympian ever with his 19th career medal.

Phelps' time of 1 minute, 58.24 seconds was good for fourth-fastest in the preliminaries. He said he didn't get back to his room at the athletes village until midnight.

Phelps woke up and checked his Twitter account Wednesday morning, saying he found "thousands of mentions" of ...

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