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The Bengaluru swimmer also holds the national records in the 50m backstroke (25.83 secs) and 200m backstroke (2:02.08 secs)—both marks were set at the senior worlds in Gwangju, South Korea.
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 11:39 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Dressel came away from Gwangju with six gold medals and two silvers, winning all four of his individual events and obliterating Phelps’s 10-year-old 100 metres butterfly world record for good measure.
Updated on Jul 29, 2019 10:56 AM IST
Gwangju, South Korea |Agence France-Presse
Local police are investigating allegations against the Olympic bronze medallist, who was detained and questioned over an incident at a nightclub in Gwangju, some 330 kilometres (200 miles) south of Seoul.
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 08:46 PM IST
American Caeleb Dressel breaks Michael Phelps’s world record in men’s 100m butterfly at World Championships
Dressel shaved 0.32 seconds off Michael Phelps’ former record of 49.82 set at the 2009 worlds in Rome.
Updated on Jul 26, 2019 06:01 PM IST
Gwangju, South Korea |Reuters
The Commonwealth bronze medallist went out fast in Gwangju and finished strong to win his semi-final in two minutes, 6.67 seconds.
Updated on Jul 25, 2019 06:24 PM IST
Ledecky, who won Olympic gold in the 200, 400 and 800 in Rio, had been feeling under the weather since arriving in South Korea last week.
Updated on Jul 23, 2019 09:03 AM IST