Australian Stubblety-Cook wins men's 200m breaststroke gold

29/07/2021 10:39 AM

TOKYO, July 29 -- Izaac Stubblety-Cook of Australia won the men's 200m breaststroke at the Tokyo Olympics, his first gold in an international event, here on Thursday, Xinhua reported.

The 22-year-old, qualified first from the semifinals, touched home first in an Olympic record time of two minutes and 06.38 seconds.

Dutch Arno Kamminga, who claimed a silver in 100m breaststroke earlier, finished second again in 2:07.01.

Matti Mattsson won the first medal for Finland at the Tokyo Olympics, taking the bronze in 2:07.24.  

-- BERNAMA