Mitch Larkin Sneaks By Commonwealth Games Record in 200 IM

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Mitch Larkin just snuck under the 2014 Commonwealth Games record in the 200 IM with a 1:57.67, just edging out countrymate Daniel Tranter’s 2014 record of 1:57.83.That is Larkin’s fourth individual gold medal at these Games. He was just ahead of Scotland’s Duncan Scott (1:57.86) and fellow Aussie Clyde Lewis (1:58.18).

Scotland had two more swimmers in the final, with Mark Szaranek in fourth (1:59.24) and Daniel Wallace in sixth (1:59.85). New Zealand’s Bradlee Ashby was fifth (1:59.59) and Lewis Clareburt was seventh (2:01.13). Rounding out the field was Xavier Castelli of Wales in 2:01.49.

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