HK's 'Flying Fish' strikes gold in Budapest

Siobhan Bernadette Haughey (left) of China's Hong Kong reacts after winning the women's 200m freestyle final at the World Aquatics Swimming World Cup 2023 in Budapest, Hungary on Oct 21, 2023.- Xinhua

HONG KONG (China Daily/Asia News Network):- Hong Kong's “flying fish” Siobhan Bernadette Haughey claimed a gold medal at the Swimming World Cup in Budapest on Saturday (Oct 21).

Haughey won the women’s 200 meters freestyle in a World Cup record time of 1:54.08, beating the Czech Republic’s Barbara Semanova, who came in second (1:55.79), and New Zealand’s Erika Fairweather (1:56.08).

Hong Kong’s swimming star had secured a silver medal in the women’s 50m freestyle on Friday.

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