Vosemnadcatiletnij Olympic champion American swimmer Michael Phelps swam a distance of 200 meter butterfly at the U.S. nationals in San Antonio, showing a faster time than the winner in a similar race at the world championship in water sports in Kazan Hungarian Laszlo Cech.
As reported ksat.comon Friday in the preliminary round Phelps overcame the distance in 1 minute 52,94 seconds.
At a similar distance in the final of the world championship in water sports in Kazan on Wednesday Cech showed the result of 1 minute 53,48 seconds.
For driving while intoxicated Phelps October 6, was disqualified by the Federation of USA swimming for six months. In agreement with the leadership of the Federation, the athlete refused to participate in the world championship in water sports 2015, which is currently taking place in Kazan.