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Phelps qualifies for Rio Games with win at U.S. trials

Jun 28, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Michael Phelps after the men's butterfly 200m semi-finals in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 28, 2016; Omaha, NE, USA; Michael Phelps after the men's butterfly 200m semi-finals in the U.S. Olympic swimming team trials at CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) - Michael Phelps won the 200 meters butterfly at the U.S. Olympic trials on Wednesday to qualify for the Rio Summer Games.

Phelps, who owns the world record in the event, touched the wall in a winning time of one minute, 54.84 seconds.

(Reporting by Steve Keating; Editing by Frank Pingue)

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