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.
STOP THE PRESSES! A fantastic new World Record from 19-year old Kristóf Milák of Hungary in the Men's 200m Fly beating Michael Phelps old mark of 1: 51.51, set a decade ago in Rome, with a new time of 1: 50.73… Outstanding! 💪👑#Swimming #FINAGwangju2019 pic.twitter.com/Qr2DiOGDG3
- FINA (@ fina1908) 24 de julio de 2019
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