Watch Laszlo Cseh win 200 Butterfly – World Championships Race Video

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2013 World Champion: Chad le Clos, RSA – 1:54.32
World Record: 1:51.51 – Michael Phelps, USA – 2009
Championship Record: 1:51.51 – Michael Phelps, USA – 2009

GOLD: Laszlo Cseh, HUN – 1:53.48
SILVER: Chad Le Clos, RSA – 1:53.68
BRONZE: Jan Switkowski, POL – 1:54.10

Laszlo Cseh held of Chad Le Clos to win the men’s 200 butterfly by .20 seconds. Cseh touched the wall at 1:53.48 ahead of Le Clos’ 1:53.68. The Bronze medal went to Jan Switkowski of Poland with a 1:54.10.

Masato Sakai of Japan just missed the podium with his time of 1:54.24. Viktor Bromer (DEN) was the final swimmer under 1:55, finishing fifth.

Daiya Seto and Louis Croenen finished sixth and seventh at 1:55’s, while American Tom Shields finished eighth at 1:56.17.

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5 years ago


5 years ago

Favorite storyline on the men’s side so far, he has incredible range in butterfly just like Chad.

Irish Ringer
Reply to  Nemofish
5 years ago

I love how Le Clos kept cranking that dome of his towards Cseh. He must have be scared to death to see Laszlo go by him like that:)

Lane Four
5 years ago

Laszlo is such a classy guy and genuinely nice, you can’t help but want him to win.

Lane Four
Reply to  Lane Four
5 years ago

I would love to know who my “fan” is who almost always gives me the negative arrow. Come out come out where ever you are. Show your face, coward. LOL LOL LOL

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Gold Medal Mel Stewart

MEL STEWART Jr., aka Gold Medal Mel, won three Olympic medals at the 1992 Olympic Games. Mel's best event was the 200 butterfly. He is a former World, American, and NCAA Record holder in the 200 butterfly. As a writer/producer and sports columnist, Mel has contributed to Yahoo Sports, Universal Sports, …

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