They again beat another record by Michael Phelps, this time in the 100 butterfly meters

The American Caeleb Dressel breaks the mark of his compatriot Michael Phelps in Rome 2009

As reported by the agency EFE the American Caeleb Dressel has beaten this Friday the world record of the butterfly 100 swimming at 49.50 in the semifinals of this event. The world record that was held by his compatriot Michael Phelps achieved in August from 2009 in Rome (49.82).

This is the fifth record that is beaten at the Gwangju World Cup. The previous one was achieved by the Australian women's long relay team, made up of Ariarne Titmus, Madison Wilson, Brianna Throssell and Emma McKeon, which broke the world record for the distance on Thursday in 7: 41.50 and finished with a cap dating from Rome 2009 and who got the Chinese quartet (7: 42.08).

Hungarian Kristof Milak, a 19-year-old swimmer, beat this Wednesday with 1: 50.73 the world record of the butterfly 200 which also had the legendary Michael Phelps from the 2009 World Cup in 1: 51.51 and previously in the 100 breaststroke, the British Adam Peaty broke his world top when swimming in 56.88.

In Thursday's session, Australian Matthew Wilson, with 2: 06.67, matched the world record of the 200 breaststroke he now shares with Japanese Ippei Watanabe

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