Kristof Milak broke Michael Phelps' record for winning the 200m Double World Cup.


Hungarian star Kristof Milak beat Gwangju in 1: 50.73 to win the 200-meter bronze medal at the world swimming leagues.

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Updated:July 24, 2019, 7:21 PM IST

Kristof Milak broke Michael Phelps' record for winning the 200m Double World Cup.
Kristof Milak (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Guest: Hungarian star Kristof Milak broke Michael Phelps's 200-meter record on Wednesday when he flew to his first world title.

The 19-year-old, who has been frustrating for the 10-year-old American this season, grabbed a 1: 50.73 in Gwangju with Japan's Daiya Seto beating South African Chad le Clos and breaking the 10-year-old Phelps. -to ship at least eight-tenths.

Surprisingly, Japan's Daiya Seto medalist touched more than three seconds behind the 19-year-old Hungarian.

"It's a great honor for me to beat such a record," said Milak, who is already eyeing the Olympics next year.

"Everyone will try to arrest me, but I'm ready."

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