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Blowin' in the wind: Phelps wins 200 fly at Arizona meet

Michael Phelps won the 200-meter butterfly at the Arena Pro Swim meet Friday night, where wind gusts up to 30 mph whipped up the water and created challenging conditions.

Phelps touched first in 1 minute, 58.14 seconds. Clark Pace finished second in 1:58.71.

Katie Ledecky won the 400 freestyle by a whopping 5.93 seconds. The world record holder cruised through the water in 4:02.15, undeterred by the cool temperatures and buffeting wind that had swimmers bundling up after their races.

"It's hard not to feel it, but I tried to forget about it as much as I could," Ledecky said. "I never really have goal times for meets like this. I just try to be...

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