Race video is courtesy of Universal Sports Network, a SwimSwam Partner.
Men 200 Butterfly – Beijing FINA World Cup – reported by SwimSwam / Jeff Grace:
Chad le Clos picked up his second gold of the evening in the 200 butterfly winning the event in a time of 1:51.70. The final time was not impressive, as it is over three seconds slower than his world record of 1:48.56, but as always his final 50 meters was.
Shun Wang of China had a lead of just under a second over le Clos at the 150 meter mark, that is when the South African put on his back burners posting a 27.97 in his final 50 meters compared to Shun’s 29.13. Shun eventually finished second in a time of 1:51.94 with Pawel Korzeniowsky of Poland finishing third in a time of 1:53.11.
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