Swimming / London
The Hungarian Gyurta wins gold and world record in 200 meter breaststroke
MADRID, August 1, 2012
Hungarian swimmer Daniel Gyurta has hung the gold medal and has broken the world record in the trial of the 200 meter breaststroke, which was held on Wednesday at the London Aquatic Center, after managing a time of 2:07:28 in a dramatic final race.
Gyurta, European champion and World, fulfilled predictions given to him as top seed and has seized the record the Australian Christian Sprenger, who in 2009 got a time of 2:07:31.
By this time, the swimmer, considered one of the best at the moment, Hungary premieres medal at these Games.
Britain's Michael Jamieson has held a deserved silver medal to his audience and the Japanese Ryo Tateishi has taken the bronze. For his part, Nippon also Kosuke Kitajima, who started first, was losing ground to place fourth.