COLUMBIA — All eyes were on Michael Phelps as he competed in his first event, the 200-meter butterfly, at the Missouri Grand Prix Friday. But Phelps’ easy win was overshadowed by three pool record-breaking swims and a rare swim-off.
Swimmers post fast times during the first day of the Missouri Grand Prix
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