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    Hungarian Teen Kristof Milak Slays Phelps' 200-Metre Butterfly World Record

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    The Gwangju 2019 World Aquatics Championships taking place in South Korea started on 12 July and will continue until 28 July.

    Hungarian teenager Kristof Milak has won the 200-metre butterfly at the 2019 FINA World Swimming Championships in Gwangju touching in at a time of 1:50.73 ahead of Japan's Daiya Seto (1:53.86) and South African Chad le Clos (1:54.15).

    The 19-year-old athlete has surpassed American Michael Phelps' record of 1:51.51 that was set at the world championships in 2009.

    ​The Budapest resident set a junior world record in the 100-metre in 2017 when the world championships took place in his hometown.

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