Meiji University Graduate Katsuhiro Matsumoto Captures Silver in Men’s 200 m Freestyle at FINA World Championships

Aug. 07, 2019

Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT Photo by YUTAKA/AFLO SPORT

At the FINA World Championships held in Gwangju, Korea, Katsuhiro Matsumoto, a 2019 graduate of the School of Political Science and Economics at Meiji University, set a new Japanese record and captured the silver medal for the men’s 200 m freestyle on July 23 with a time of 1:45.22. He also achieved the outstanding accomplishment of being the first Japanese to win a medal at both the Olympics and World Championships in the same event.

  

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