Swimming: Schooling wraps up butterfly double in Atlanta with 200m win

Joseph Schooling competes in the Men's 100 LC Meter Butterfly Finals during day one of the Atlanta Classic Swim Meet.
Joseph Schooling competes in the Men's 100 LC Meter Butterfly Finals during day one of the Atlanta Classic Swim Meet.PHOTO: AFP

SINGAPORE - The Republic's top swimmer Joseph Schooling stormed to victory in the men's 200 metres butterfly at the Atlanta Classic in the United States on Saturday, just one day after winning the 100m fly.

He clocked 1min 57.37sec in the final, shaving 2.13sec off his preliminary time of 1:59.50.

Pace Clark was second in 1:58.03, while Kyle Higgins posted a 1:58.83 to wrap up third place.

Schooling's team-mate at the University of Texas, Jack Conger, was fourth in 1:59.42.