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Ryan Lochte bests Michael Phelps in 200 IM, wins national title

Ryan Lochte bests Michael Phelps in 200 IM, wins national title

For a guy who competes barefoot, Ryan Lochte really likes shoes.

After winning the 200-meter individual medley Sunday at the U.S. National Championships, Lochte said he owns about 190 pairs and showed off a psychedelic pair of winged sneakers as flashy as the star-studded race itself.

Lochte won the national title in 1 minute 56.50 seconds, edging — you may have heard of him — Michael Phelps. The most decorated Olympian of all time finished second in 1:56.55.

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