Up to the challenge

Rivals no match for Phelps, Hoff

Beijing 2008 - FIVE WEEKS TO GO

July 06, 2008|By Kevin Van Valkenburg | Kevin Van Valkenburg,Sun reporter

OMAHA, Neb. -- It was supposed to be Rivalry Night at the U.S. Olympic swim trials last night.

Michael Phelps, in his final race of the week, was supposed to duel Ian Crocker, the world-record holder in the 100-meter butterfly. Crocker represents perhaps Phelps' biggest roadblock in his quest to win eight gold medals in Beijing.

U.S. Olympic swimming trials Tonight, 7:45, Omaha, Neb. TV: 7 p.m., chs. 11, 4

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