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Nic Fink Makes History at World Championships, Winning Gold in 100m Breaststroke

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Feb 12, 2024
Nic Fink Claims Gold in 100m Breaststroke as Peaty Makes Podium Comeback

Nic Fink has won the 100m breaststroke gold at the World Championships in Doha, adding to his short-course crown and becoming the first American to do so. With a huge start, Fink took an early lead and held onto it despite a strong attack from Adam Peaty. In the end, Fink finished in 58.57 seconds, just ahead of Martinenghi who came from fifth place at halfway to take second with a fastest second 50 of 31.41 seconds. Peaty clinched bronze in 59.19 seconds as he returned to the world long-course podium after a two-year absence.

Fink now has a medal of each color at the last three worlds, winning silver in Fukuoka last year in a three-way tie with Arno Kamminga and Martinenghi which followed bronze at Budapest 2022. Splits: 26.98/31.59: Fink; 27.08/32.02: Martinenghi; 27.53/31.41: Peaty

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