Swimming: Le Clos wins men's 200m butterfly world gold

Chad le Clos (left) of South Africa celebrates next to second placed Laszlo Cseh (right) of Hungary after winning the men's 200m Butterfly final during the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships in the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, July 26, 2017.
Chad le Clos (left) of South Africa celebrates next to second placed Laszlo Cseh (right) of Hungary after winning the men's 200m Butterfly final during the 17th FINA Swimming World Championships in the Duna Arena in Budapest, Hungary, July 26, 2017.PHOTO: EPA

BUDAPEST (AFP) - Chad le Clos of South Africa won the men's 200m butterfly gold medal at the world aquatics championships on Wednesday (July 26).

Le Clos, the 2012 Olympic champion, clocked one minute 53.33 seconds with Hungary's Laszlo Cseh, 0.39sec behind, taking silver and Japan's Daiya Seto earning bronze at 0.88sec.