OLYMPICS China's Yang Junxuan triumphs in women's 200m freestyle at FINA World Championships

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China's Yang Junxuan triumphs in women's 200m freestyle at FINA World Championships

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00:47, June 22, 2022

China's Yang Junxuan celebrates taking gold in the women's 200m freestyle finals during the Budapest 2022 World Aquatics Championships at Duna Arena in Budapest on June 21, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

Yang Junxuan of China has claimed a gold medal in women's 200m freestyle at the 19th International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Tuesday.

The 20-year-old Yang finished first in 1:54.92 seconds, followed by Australian swimmer Mollie O'Callaghan in 1:55.22.

Yang's compatriot Tang Muhan grabbed the bronze medal in 1:56.25.

Great Britain's Freya Anderson, who topped the semifinal round, ended up fourth in 1:56.61.

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