Anton Chupkov Crushes World Cup Record in 200 Breast

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Russia’s Anton Chupkov used a late move to win the 200 breast, setting a World Cup record in the process.

Chupkov was fourth at the 50, then second at the 100 before making his move to lead at the 150 and bring it home with a record.

He finished in 2:07.59, breaking the mark set by Germany’s Marco Koch in 2015 (2:08.77).

Chupkov led the field by more than two seconds.

Kirill Prigoda was the runner-up at 2:09.785, followed by Russia’s Mikhail Dorinov (2:09.86) and Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands (2:12.07).

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