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MEN’S 200M IM – FINALS
GOLD: Ryan Lochte, USA – 1:55.81
SILVER: Thiago Pereira, BRA – 1:56.65
BRONZE: Wang Shun, CHN – 1:56.81
Ryan Lochte secured his fourth consecutive World Title in the men’s 200 IM with a time of 1:55.81, earning an much needed medal for the United States. Thiago Pereira of Brazil earned the silver medal with a 1:56.65 and Wang Shun of China earned the bronze with a 1:56.81.
Dan Wallace was in third place with 50 meters to go, but was ran down and bumped off of the podium. He finished fourth with his time of 1:57.59. Conor Dwyer was the only to finish under 1:58. He touched fifth with a final time of 1:57.96.
Marcin Cieslak finished sixth in 1:58.14, finishing just ahead of the second Brazilian in the field, Henrique Rodriguez who finished seventh at 1:58.52.
Simon Sjodin of Sweden rounded out the final with his time of 1:59.06.