FINA World Championships 2019: Hungarian swimmer Kristóf Milak broke the world record in the men’s 200m butterfly at the world championships in Gwangju today, capturing his first world championship title in the process.

Milák won the race in 1:50.73 to become the first to break the 1:51 barrier. American Michael Phelps had held the previous record of 1:51.51 for 10 years.

Photo: MTI
Milák won the race in 150.73 to become the first to break the 151 barrier
Photo: MTI

The 19-year-old Milák had an amazing time (1:50.73) ahead of Japan’s Daiya Seto (1:53.86) and South African Chad le Clos (1:54.15).

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