Michael Phelps posted the second-fastest time in heats of the 200-meter freestyle as the World Swimming Championships opened this morning at Conseco Fieldhouse.
A temporary 25-meter pool was assembled for this five-day meet.
Canada's Rick Say led the eight qualifiers for tonight's final of the 200 &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/sport/2002/02/19/26490.html ' target=_blank>freestyle with a time of 1 minute, 45.15 seconds, wrote Indianapolis Star.
An explosion of household gas occurred in a nine-storeyed apartment building in the city of Shakhty, the Rostov region of Russia. The blast destroyed two storeys of the building