Wednesday 20 November 2019

Tyler Clary Beats favourite Ryan Lochte into third in Men’s 200M backstoke

Tyler Clary. Photo: PA
Tyler Clary. Photo: PA

Independent.ie reporters

TYLER Clary beat fellow American swimmer and hot favourite Ryan Lochte into the bronze medal position in the Men's 200M Backstroke final tonight.

Clary finished first in a new Olympic record time of 1:53.41.

Japanese swimmer Ryosuke Irie surprised the two Americans by sneaking into second place with a time of 1:53.78.

Lochte’s time of 1:53.94 was only enough to earn him the bronze medal.

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