July 22, 2019 / 12:45 PM / a month ago

Hosszu wins fourth women's 200 medley world title

Swimming - 18th FINA World Swimming Championships - Women's 200m Individual Medley Semi-Finals - Nambu University Municipal Aquatics Center, Gwangju, South Korea - July 21, 2019. Katinka Hosszu of Hungary competes. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

GWANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu continued her domination of the women’s individual medley by winning the 200 metres event for the fourth time at the world championships in Gwangju on Monday.

Olympic champion Hosszu won gold in a time of 2:07.53 ahead of China’s Ye Shiwen (2:08.60) and Canadian Sydney Pickrem (2:08.70)

Reporting by Peter Rutherford; Additional reporting by Joori Roh; Editing by Kevin Liffey

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