SPORTS DAY: Chad dethroned by Hungarian Milak

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SPORTS DAY: Chad dethroned by Hungarian Milak

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I’ll get him next year, says Chad

Chad le Clos was on Wednesday dethroned by the fastest 200m butterfly swimmer of all time‚ a Hungarian teen who scuppered Michael Phelps’s 10-year-old world record by nearly a full second. Le Clos led for the first two laps at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea‚ but when Kristof Milak powered past on the second half of the race‚ the South African had no answer. Milak clocked 1min 50.73sec ahead of Japan’s Daiya Seto in 1:53.86 and Le Clos hung in at 1:54.15...

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