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Hosszu wins again in Charlotte Grand Prix

Hungary's Katinka Hosszu adds to medal count on final day of Charlotte Grand Prix

Hosszu wins again in Charlotte Grand Prix

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) -- Katinka Hosszu of Hungary added to her medal count on the final day of the Charlotte Grand Prix, winning the women's 200-meter individual medley and 200 backstroke Sunday.

Hosszu, the 2013 200 individual medley world champion, easily won that event in 2 minutes, 10.80 seconds, more than 2? seconds ahead of U.S. teenager Kathleen Baker.

The 25-year-old Hosszu had a closer win in the 200 backstroke, with her time of 2:10.12 -- more than 1? seconds better than Megan Romano of the United States.

Hosszu finished the four-day Grand Prix with six wins in seven events. She won the women's 200 freestyle and 400 individual medley Friday, and the 200 butterfly and 100 backstroke Saturday.

Also Sunday, Denmark's Lotte Friis took the women's 800 freestyle, Brazil's Thiago Pereirat won the men's 200 individual medley, Russia's Arkady Vyatchanin the men's 200 backstroke, Allison Schmitt of the U.S. the women's 100 freestyle, America's Anthony Ervin the men's 100 freestyle, and Connor Jaeger of the U.S. the men's 1,500 freestyle.


Updated : 2020-12-05 17:25 GMT+08:00