Aussie Wilson ties men's 200m breaststroke world mark

Matt Wilson (Getty Images)
Matt Wilson (Getty Images)

Gwangju - Australia's Matt Wilson equalled the 200 metres breaststroke world record on Thursday to underline his world title credentials.

The Commonwealth bronze medallist went out fast in Gwangju and finished strong to win his semi-final in two minutes, 6.67 seconds - tying the mark of Japan's rival Ippei Watanabe, who also qualified for Friday's final.

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