15 May '11, 3am

Swimming: Wu again out-duels Phelps: CHARLOTTE (North Carolina) - CHINA'S Wu Peng surged past US Olympic star Mi...

CHARLOTTE (North Carolina) - CHINA'S Wu Peng surged past US Olympic star Michael Phelps in the final 50 metres on Saturday to win the 200m butterfly at the Charlotte UltraSwim long course meeting. Wu won in 1:56.83, while Phelps settled for second in 1:58.22. Wu couldn't match his season's best of 1:56.62, but he had the satisfaction of notching another victory over Phelps, who reigned in the 200m fly for nearly a decade. Wu's victory at the Michigan Grand Prix last month - in a race in which Phelps finished fourth - marked the 14-time Olympic gold medallist's first defeat in the event since 2002. 'It literally felt like a piano fell on my back,' Phelps said of his late fade. 'I knew at 150 that I was in trouble.' Later Saturday, Wu helped Club Wolverine win the men's 4x200m freestyle relay, teaming with Adam DeJong, Matthew Patton and Daniel Madwed to win in 7:36.38. Josh...

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