(AP) – Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley Thursday for his first individual gold of the London Olympics. He clocked 1 minute, 54.27 seconds for his record 20th career Olympic medal and 16th gold. Teammate Ryan Lochte took the silver.
Rebecca Soni of the United States set another world record to defend her 200-meter breaststroke title. It was the sixth world record in the pool at these games.