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Michael Phelps seeks to gauge Olympic form at Phillips 66 Nationals

Michael Phelps seeks to gauge Olympic form at Phillips 66 Nationals

After months of workouts reminiscent of the training from his peak years, Michael Phelps is ready for the payoff. He's about to get his best gauge of where he stands in preparation for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And he could use a jolt of confidence after a year of personal tumult and erratic performances in competition. Phelps hopes to swim his best times of 2015 this weekend at the Phillips 66 National Championships in San Antonio, where he'll begin racing Friday. "This is kind of what I was preparing for the whole entire year," he said at a premeet news conference. "I'm honestly just excited to see where I am." He'll be in the...

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