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Phelps beat in 100-meter freestyle

Updated: May 18, 2009, 7:21 AM ET
Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Two days, two losses for Michael Phelps.

Phelps was beaten again at the Charlotte UltraSwim, losing to French star Frederick Bousquet in the 100-meter freestyle Sunday night.

Phelps touched nearly a full second behind Bousquet, world-record holder in the 50 free, after losing his first final in nearly a year the previous night. Aaron Peirsol beat Phelps in the 100 backstroke.

Bousquet went out strong, ensuring he had a big enough lead to hold off Phelps at ...

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