MANCHESTER, England - Michael Phelps will compete in three events on the opening day of "Duel in the Pool," which includes the best swimmers from Britain, Italy and Germany.

Phelps will race Friday in the 400-meter medley relay, the 100 freestyle and the 100 butterfly in the short-course competition in the Manchester Aquatics Center.

Under competition rules, the 14-time Olympic champion can enter another three events on Saturday.

There are 30 races, including four relays, over the two days.

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