Swimming-Hungary's Milak smashes world record in 200m butterfly

Swimming - FINA World Championships - Budapest, Hungary - June 21, 2022 Hungary's Kristof Milak in action before winning the men's 200m butterfly final REUTERS/Marton Monus

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Kristof Milak of Hungary set a new world record in the 200m butterfly, powering to the gold medal in a time of 1:50.34 at the world championships in Budapest on Tuesday.

Milak smashed the record he set himself in the 2019 worlds in Gwangju by 0.39 seconds and he finished 3.03 seconds ahead of silver medallist Leon Marchand of France.

(Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Toby Davis)

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