W200IM: Katinka Hosszu In Command On 2:07.00 As Yui Ohashi Chases Inside 2:08

Katinka Hosszu - title retained - by Patrick B. Kraemer

With a 2:06.12 world record on the books, Katinka Hosszu entered the world-title defence battle as the only swimmer in the race who could lose it. She didn’t. Not even close, even though her 2:07.00 clocking meant that she shared the 2:07 zone with another. Yui Ohashi, of Japan, broke through this season, and now with a 2:07.91 to her name from lane 8, is one to watch in the 400IM, too.

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With a 2:06.12 world record on the books, Katinka Hosszu entered the world-title defence battle as the only swimmer in the race who could lose it. She didn’t. Not even close, even though her 2:07.00 clocking meant that she shared the 2:07 zone with another. Yui Ohashi, of Japan, broke through this season, and now with a 2:07.91 to her name from lane 8, is one to watch in the 400IM, too.

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