Another championship on the horizon for the Hungarian swimming sensation.
Last week marked the end of Budapest's Swimming World Championship where Hungarian phenom, Kristóf Milák reigned supreme in the men's 200 meter butterfly stroke, crowning his victory with a new record.
Milák's achievement was the second world record seen in Duna Arena the location of the swimming contest.His was one in five of the medals collected by the Hungarian national team. Milák also won a second gold medal as a member of the men's relay team in the 200 meter freestyle.
This year's Swimming World Championship was organized in a rush as it was originally planned in Fukuoka Japan 2021. However, local organizers opted to postpone the event in the wake of the emergence of the coronavirus' omicron variant. The championships were supposed to be held this May, but the Japanese organizers signaled their intention to postpone the event for yet another year. That's when Hungary stepped up and in only four monzhs they prepared the stage for Milák's recordbreaking win.
According to Index.hu following the Budapest-based event Kristóf Milák will have a few days to rest and regenerate before beginning preparations for the European Championships, that will kick of fon the 11th of August in Italy's capital, Rome. The Swimming World Championship will be back in Budapest in 2027, as the Hungarian capital won the right ti organize back in 2019.