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Michael Phelps finished second Friday morning in the last preliminary heat of the 200-meter freestyle, his first competition since Beijing, and coming on the heels of his completion of a three-month suspension. Here are some shots from the Charlotte Ultraswim, where Phelps touched in 1 minute, 50.46 seconds, just behind Davis Tarwater's winning time of 1:50.21. Phelps had another preliminary swim in the morning in the 100 butterfly and two finals in the evening.

Photo: Simon Bruty/SI

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