Published on 06/22/2022 19:23 Updated on 06/22/2022 19:42 Article written by The new French pool star won his second title on Wednesday at the world championships in Budapest (Hungary ). He is unstoppable. Léon Marchand won, on Wednesday June 22, his third medal in three finals in the 200 meter medley. And he was not looking for just any. The Toulousain proved to be the strongest and conquered gold, for the second time in these World Championships in Budapest. A performance that further confirms his place among the best swimmers of his generation. With a time of 1’55″22, the protege of Bob Bowman improved the best national mark. He finished ahead of the American Carson Foster 1’55″71, who had nevertheless spent a good part of the race in the lead. The Japanese Daiya Seto completes the podium (1’56”22). “Frankly, it’s incredible! I did well to be at the [ligne] 4, I managed to manage and do my race”, reacted the prodigy to the microphone of France Télévisions just after the race which brought him gold. Coincidence of history, 24 years after his father Xavier Marchand at the Worlds of Perth (Australia) in 1998, the son did better than the dad’s silver medal Share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share by email Share the link Subscription Newsletter all the news on video Receive our news with our newsletter Subscription Newsletter France Télévisions uses your email address to send you newsletters.
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