Michael Phelps nearly misses qualifying for 400 IM final

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LONDON – All the hype since the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials has been centered around the two races Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte would race each other in, the 200m IM and the 400m IM.

The 400m IM heats were this morning, and Phelps barely made the final. If he was .08 of a second slower, he would not have qualified.

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