AU's Cielo Out-races Michael Phelps

Columbus, Ohio--Auburn junior swimmer Cesar Cielo set an Auburn record on Sunday at the Ohio Grand Prix as he won the 100-meter freestyle with a time of 48.34.

Cielo, who set an NCAA record in the 100-yard freestyle last month, broke his own Auburn record of 48.49 in the 100-meter race on Sunday. Cielo was named the NCAA Swimmer of the Year this season, repeating the title he won last year as a sophomore.

Michael Phelps finished second in 48.41 and former Tiger Fred Bousquet, a 2004 Olympian, was third in 49.38 followed by Auburn senior Alexei Puninski with a personal-best clocking of 49.60.

Another former Tiger, George Bovell, was sixth with a time of 50.76.

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