Olympic Swimming Results: Michael Phelps To Race For Gold In 200M Butterfly

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American swimming legend Michael Phelps has earned a chance for another Summer Olympics gold medal.

The most decorated Olympic champion of all-time advanced to the 200-meter butterfly final in Rio with a time of 1:54:12 during Monday night’s semifinal race. That time was good enough for second place in the heat.

The 200m butterfly final is Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 9:38 p.m. ET.

Phelps extended his own record by winning his 19th gold medal and 23rd overall Olympic medal as part of the USA men’s 4×100 meter relay team over the weekend.

Thumbnail photo via Erich Schlegel/USA TODAY Sports Images

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