Milak angry despite win, says hole in suit prevented record
How dominant is Hungarian butterfly swimmer Kristof Milak right now? Japanese silver medalist Tomoru Honda said he had zero chance of beating Milak in the 200-meter butterfly final on Wednesday. Bronze medalist Federico Burdisso of Italy rated his own chances the same.news.yahoo.com
2 of Michael Phelps' decade-old world records broken this week
Clive Rose/Getty Images(CNN) - Americans Regan Smith and Caeleb Dressel claimed two of the five individual swimming world records that were set this week at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea. The first of Phelps' records was broken by Hungarian swimmer Kristof Milak, 19, in the 200-meter butterfly with a time of 1:50.73, beating Phelps' 1:51.51 from Rome in 2009. Dressel, 22, broke the second of Phelps' records with a time of 49.50 in the 100-meter butterfly, topping the 49.82 Phelps also swam in Rome in 2009. The trend continued when Smith, 17, broke Missy Franklin's world record in the 200-meter backstroke with a time of 2:03.35. Phelps' lone individual world record left standing is the 400 meters in the individual medley.