Phelps Struggles in Stockholm

Nov 10, 2009
Outside Magazine

Michael Phelps showed up at as a member of USA Swimming’s National Youth World Cup team at a Stockholm meet, but the Olympic champ struggled to make it to the finals, The New York Times reports. The best he did was seventh place in the prelims of the 100-meter individual medley, which is not a major competition event. He was, however, there to mentor the younger swimmers as well as test his fitness level on the way to the 2010 national championships.

--Aileen Torres

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