Daiya Seto Sets World Cup Record in 200 IM

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Japan had a strong showing in the 200 IM, finishing 1-2 in the event.

Daiya Seto had a dominating performance to set a new World Cup record in the event. He finished in 1:51.09 to break the previous record of 1:51.27 set by Japan’s Kosuke Hagino in 2014.

Japan’s Ryosuke Irie finished second in 1:55.61, just ahead of Russia’s Kirill Prigoda (1:55.71).

Nic Fink of the U.S. finished fourth in 1:55.87.

Laszlo Cseh of Hungary was eighth in 1:56.96.

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