Hungarian Gyurta wins men's 200 breaststroke gold

Daniel Gyurta of Hungary poses during the awarding ceremony after the Men's 200m Breaststroke Final at the 13th FINA World Championships in Rome, July 31, 2009. Daniel Gyurta won the gold medal with 2 minutes and 07.64 seconds.

ROME, July 31 -- Hungary's Daniel Gyurta won the men's 200 meters breaststroke gold medal at the world championships on Friday.

Gyurta timed two minutes 07.64 seconds, beating American Eric Shanteau who finished in 2:07.65.

Lithuania's Giedrius Titenis and Australia's Christian Sprenger tied for third in 2:07.80.