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A 19 year old swimmer beats Michael Phelps' legendary record in the 200 butterfly meters

Hungarian 19 swimmer Kristof Milak has won the world gold win in Gwangju

The 19-year-old Hungarian swimmer Kristof Milak has won wins the world gold in 1: 50.73 downgrading the second by almost 1 time: 51.51 achieved by the American Michael Phelps at the 2009 World Cup in Rome.

With this time he has achieved the world record in distance in the end of the butterfly 200 at the Gwangju World Cup

This brand makes the Hungarian the first man who is not Phelps to beat the record of 200 butterfly since 2001. Until now, no one other than the American had dropped a minute 52 seconds into this distance.

In the test it has surpassed in Japanese 3,13 seconds Daiya Hedge (1: 53.86) who reached the finish line in second place, surpassing Phelps' biggest advantage over a rival, of 3,04 seconds, at the 2007 Melbourne World Cups.

Results of the 200 butterfly men's final

1. Kristof Milak (Hungary) 1: 50.73

2. Daiya Seto (Japan) 1: 53.86

3. Chad le Clos (South Africa) 1: 54.15

4 Federico Burdisso (Italy) 1: 54.39

5 Denys Kesyl (Ukraine) 1: 54.79

6 Zach Harting (United States) 1: 55.69

7 Leonardo de Deus (Brazil) 1: 55.96

8. Tamas Kenderesi (Hungary) 1: 57.10


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