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Phelps pips Lochte to 200m medley final at Pan Pacs

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GOLD COAST (AUSTRALIA) - Five-time Olympic gold medallist Ryan Lochte lost out on a final spot to Michael Phelps in the 200 metres individual medley at the Pan Pacific Championships on Sunday. 

Michael Phelps competes during the 4 x 100m freestyle relay final at the Pan Pacific Championships in Gold Coast on August 23, 2014

Teammate Tyler Clary swam a faster time (1min 58.70sec) after being re-seeded out of the final preliminary leaving Phelps and Lochte to fight out for the second and last American place in the final under meet rules.

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