Michael Phelps notched another impressive performance in his comeback when he won the 100 metres backstroke and beat American rival Ryan Lochte for the second successive night in Athens, Georgia, on Saturday.
The comeback of Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion on Friday as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100 metres butterfly and notched up the second fastest time of the year in Athens, Georgia.
American Ryan Lochte produced one of the most inspired day`s swimming in world championship history to claim his second and third golds of the week and set a personal best in qualifying for the 100 butterfly on Friday.
A month into his return to serious training, US Olympian swimmer Ryan Lochte demonstrated he was on the right track over the weekend when he won four out of six races at the 2013 Mel Zajac Jr. International Canada Cup.
Chinese Ye Shiwen claimed the women`s 200-metre individual medley (IM) title at the 11th FINA World Swimming Championships (25m) while C Ryan Lochte kept up his phenomenal form when he set a world record 50.71 seconds in the men`s 100m IM semifinals.