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MEN’S 200M BUTTERFLY – FINALS
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.