Matthew Sates won his second consecutive title in the 200m Individual medley at the FINA Swimming World Cup in Doha, while Pieter Coetze also bagged gold on Friday 22 October.

The 18-year-old Sates won his event in a time of 3:38.64, just .24 ahead of Danas Rapsys, who is fast becoming a major rival of the young South Africa swimstar.

A second South African champion and another teenager, Pieter Coetze won the men’s 200m backstroke stopping the clock at 1:52.09 ahead of Yakov Toumarkin and Juho Lee (KOR) who tied for second, .89 behind the new champion in this event. The 29-year-old Israeli swimmer finished second in Berlin and third in the Budapest edition. 

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