Laszlo Cseh Downs Nikolay Skvortsov’s 200 Fly European Record at Euro SC

Photo Courtesy: R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya

Hungary’s Laszlo Cseh took down the European record in the men’s 200-meter fly at the 2015 European Short Course Championships.

Cseh clocked a time of 1:49.00 for the win tonight, downing the 1:49.46 set by Russia’s Nikolay Skvortsov back in December 2009 at the European Short Course Championships.  That swim originally crushed the former European record of 1:50.53 set by Skvortsov in February of 2009.

Cseh split the race 24.19, 51.79 (27.60), 1:20.16 (28.37), 1:49.00 (28.84).

The swim moved Cseh to third in the all time rankings as he also crushed his former Hungarian record of 1:50.87 from 2011.

“Well, it might have been better if someone could push me a bit harder as I wanted the smash the world record but swimming lonely in front it’s a hard task and I couldn’t make it. My swim was fine after all, turns were OK, though I wasn’t as dynamic in the last 25m as in the morning.” – Laszlo Cseh

Only Chad le Clos (1:48.56) and Daiya Seto (1:48.92) have been faster than Cseh at this point in time.

All Time 200 Fly

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4 Comments

4 comments

  1. Jacob Limaldi

    Andrew Smith Zachary DiGiaro Tyler Kauth

  2. Tamas Fekete

    En stor idrottsman är den gode Laszlo

  3. Dave Hoover

    ….a race that Phelps has probably never swum.

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