Bronze went to Federico Burdisso in Italy at 1: 54.45.
South African star Chad Le Clos finished fifth. He won 200 flies at the 2012 London Olympics and upset Michael Phelps, but was no match for the Hungarian star.
The Netherlands set a new world record with four men’s skulls in the final sprint over 500 meters to win the gold medal.
Their time of 5 minutes 32.03 seconds exceeded the previous mark of 5: 32.26 set by Ukraine at the 2014 World Championships.
The Dutch boat was fourth after the first 500 meters, but closed second with the next marker. A slow push overtook Britain to lead.
The UK then postponed Australia’s delayed accusation of winning the silver medal. The Australian bronze medal was the third medal of the day after winning four gold medals for boys and girls.
Ariarne Tittoms defeated Katie Ledecky again at the Tokyo Aquatics Center. Ledecky didn’t even win a medal-it happened to her for the first time at the Olympics.
Titmus gave an Australian woman the money for a third individual swim in a 200-meter freestyle victory. After a thrilling victory in the 400m freestyle, Titmus set an Olympic record of 1’53.50 seconds and played 2-2 against an American star.
Latest Olympics: China sets four times more skull record than women | World
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