M50 ‘FLY: Breathless Ben Proud, Pride Of Britain, Flatlines To A 1st World Title

Benjamin Proud of Great Britain celebrates after winning in the men's 50m Butterfly Final during the Swimming competition held at the Duna Arena during the 17th FINA World Championships 2017 in Budapest, Hungary, 24 July 2017.

Ben Proud, the pride of Britain: 22.75, his 0.04sec margin of victory over Nicholas Santos, the Brazilian who at 37 extends his lead at the helm of oldest world champions in swimming history, matching the smallest there’s ever been. Blink and its gone. Breath and it might. So he didn’t. And he won.

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Ben Proud, the pride of Britain: 22.75, his 0.04sec margin of victory over Nicholas Santos, the Brazilian who at 37 extends his lead at the helm of oldest world champions in swimming history, matching the smallest there’s ever been. Blink and its gone. Breath and it might. So he didn’t. And he won.

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