Olympic Swimming Trials 2012 Results: Michael Phelps Edges Ryan Lochte

Here are some of the results for Day 3 of the 2012 Olympic Trials.

Michael Phelps slightly edged out Ryan Lochte in the 200 meter freestyle. It was a close race all the way, but Phelps managed to dig it out. Lochte won the 400 meter individual medley the first day, so the two are now split ins swimming finals where they've been paired against each other. They can settle it by whomever wins the 200 IM, where both are heavily favored to win.

Missy Franklin and Rachel Bootsma captured the two spots for the 100 meter backstroke, edging out legend Natalie Coughlin. Coughlin will now have to hope she can qualify on the 100 freestyle if she hopes to get back to London.

Finally, Matt Grevers finished first in the 100 meter backstroke, the second fastest ever in the race's history, with Nick Thoman going second.

For complete coverage of the 2012 Summer Games, please visit SB Nation's dedicated Olympics hub.

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