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James Guy captures men’s 200m freestyle world title

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R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya
04.08.2015, 17:40 Sport
The men’s 200m freestyle event has concluded only moments ago at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan. The world’s eight best swimmers competed for medals in the final.

James Guy of Great Britain recorded the best time (1:45.14) to grab the top podium spot. Sun Yang was second to touch the wall with a time of 1:45.20. Germany’s Paul Biedermann rounded out the podium in the third place after finishing the heat in 1:45.38.

As we reported earlier, James Guy had already climbed the podium after winning silver in the 400m freestyle event. Sun Yang of China had outsprinted him to win gold and become the first world title holder at the FINA World Championships in Kazan.

FINA Worlds 2015. Swimming.

Men. 200m freestyle

1. James GUY (GBR) – 1:45.14

2. SUN Yang (CHN) – 1:45.20

3. Paul BIEDERMANN (GER) – 1:45.38

Kazan Arena Stadium. August 4

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