Men's 200m Butterfly

World Record: Michael Phelps, USA, 1:52:09

Michael Phelps wins men’s 200 meter butterfly - 10th career gold medal!

Michael Phelps has won gold in the men’s 200 meter butterfly at the Beijing Olympics, winning his 10th career Olympic gold medal and breaking the world record at the same time.
Gold - United States - Michael Phelps - 1:52.03 WR
Silver - Hungary - Laszlo Cseh - 1:52.70
Bronze - Japan - Takeshi Matsuda - 1:52.97

10 years ago

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