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Daniel Gyurta sets world record

Updated: August 1, 2012, 4:34 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Daniel Gyurta of Hungary set the fourth swimming world record of the Olympics in the 200-meter breaststroke Wednesday, needing every bit of speed to hold off a furious bid by home-country favorite Michael Jamieson for Britain's first gold in the pool.

Gyurta trailed two-time defending Olympic champion Kosuke Kitajima midway through the race, but seized control on the third leg as the Japanese star began to fade. Making the final turn, Gyurta seemed to be in control.

Then, ...

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