ISTANBUL (AP) — Olympic star Ryan Lochte won the 200-meter freestyle event Wednesday at the short-course world championships in Istanbul.
The American posted a time of 1 minute, 41.92 seconds at the Sinan Erdem Dome. Paul Biedermann of Germany finished second in 1:42.07, while Conor Dwyer of the United States was third in 1:43.78.
Lochte won six gold medals and one silver when Dubai hosted the short-course championships in 2010. He won five medals at the London Olympics, including two golds.
The championships end Sunday.