Michael Phelps went down once more at the Texas longhorn Elite invited in Austin, Texas.
The 18-time Olympic gold medalist finished fourth within the 200-meter race Sat. Townley Haas won in one minute, 47.86 seconds, whereas Phelps, the american record holder, finished in 1:48.73.
On Friday night, Phelps won the 100m freestyle, then lost to Singapore’s Joseph Schooling — a star at the University of Texas — in the 100m butterfly.
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Allison Schmitt beat missy Franklin for the second straight night in an exceedingly showdown of swimmers who won a combined seven gold medals in 2012. Schmitt won the 200m freestyle in 1:56.87; Franklin was second in 1:57.78.
In an Indianapolis Arena pro Swim Series event, David Plummer turned in the quickest time of the year in the 100m backstroke, a personal-best 52.40 seconds.
Haas clocked the nation’s second-fastest time this year within the 200m race final, a loaded race that includes Phelps and 5 proficient Longhorns teammates. Haas, the NCAA and american record holder within the 200-yard race, took the win at 1:47.86 whereas UT rising junior Clark Smith announce the nation’s No. three time this year at 1:47.97. Former Texas longhorn Clay Youngquist took third at 1:48.48.
Phelps took fourth in the same race at 1:48.73 whereas UT rising senior Jack conger placed fifth at 1:49.54. Former Texas longhorn Michael McBroom placed seventh at 1:50.92 and senior P.J. Dunne took eighth at 1:55.38.
UT rising junior rebecca Millard paced the Texas girls together with her ending within the 50m race championship final at 25.39. Millard, who already held the U.S. Olympic Trials qualifying cut in the event, edged out former NCAA champion Margo Geer, who settled for second at 25.54. Texas rising sophomore Anelise Diener placed fourth at 26.09 while UT rising junior Mimi Schneider took fifth at 26.26. Texas rising senior Brynne Wong further a seventh-place time of 26.78.
Texas rising junior jonathan Roberts posted a powerful swim from an outside lane within the 200m backstroke championship final and took the win in lane one at 1:58.74, prior to second-place finisher Matt Grevers, the London olympics gold medalist within the 100m backstroke. UT rising senior can Glass took third at 2:00.69