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
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.