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Swimming: Olympic champ Kaneto wins 200 breast bullion during World Cup

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11:47 1 Sep 2016

BERLIN, Sept. 1, Kyodo

Japan’s Rio Olympic champion Rie Kaneto won a women’s 200 meters breaststroke on a final day of a short-course World Cup accommodate in Berlin on Wednesday.

Kaneto rewrote her Japanese short-course record to win in 2 minutes, 16.27 seconds forward of Russia’s Yuliya Efimova and American Breeja Larson.

Efimova clocked 2:16.88 for second place, with Larson touching a wall in 2:23.13 for third.

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  • Kaneto rewrites possess Japanese record in World Cup win
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