Ryan Murphy wins 200 meter backstroke semifinal

(Associated Press)

OMAHA, Neb. – Ryan Murphy rallied to victory tonight in the 200 meter backstroke semifinal at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials.

Murphy won with a time of 1:55:04. He is the top qualifier for tomorrow night's final.

He is the three time 200 meter backstroke champion in the NCAA.

Murphy  won the 100 meter backstroke final on Tuesday to punch his ticket to Rio.