In Round 2 of Michael Phelps vs. Ryan Lochte, Phelps reigned supreme. The American stars swam against each other for the last time in these Games in the 200-meter individual medley, with Phelps taking the gold (1:54.27) and Lochte the silver (1:54.90). Their first showdown of the London Olympics went to Lochte in a runaway on the opening night of the swimming competition.
This race was a lot closer, with Laszlo Cseh of Hungary finishing third. Two other American swimmers also won gold today: Rebecca Soni in the 200-meter breaststroke and Tyler Clary in the 200-meter backstroke. The win adds to Phelps' record total of medals, now at 20.