Phelps Comes in 2nd in First Final Since Comeback
(MESA, Ariz.) -- Michael Phelps finished in second place in his first final of his comeback since ending his 20-month retirement.
In his first competition since the 2012 London Olympics, Phelps lost to Ryan Lochte Thursday in the 100-meter butterfly final at Arena Grad Prix.
Lochte finished with a time of 51.93 seconds while Phelps clocked in at 52.13.
Phelps actually qualified earlier in the day with the fastest time, finishing in 52.84 seconds.
"I felt like a summer league swimmer today," Phelps said. "I felt like I should have my heat and lane written on my hand so I didn't forget it."
Copyright 2014 ABC News Radio
See other NationalSports news:Cubs Acquire Pitcher Felix Doubront from the Red Sox
Tigers halt slide...Astros rout A's...Indians ship Masterson to Cards...Red Sox send Doubront to Cubs
Another Raiders move?...Cowboys rookie injured...Bengals CB suspended by NFL...Mean Joe to be honored...Judge says former NFL players can't intervene in class action settlement
Ives to head Junior's crew
Rafa opts out of two events