Japan’s Maiko Fujino, a silver medalist at the 2002 Asian Games in Pusan, won the women’s 200- and 400-meter individual medley at a two-day World Cup swimming meet in Taejon, South Korea. A day after winning the 200 medley at the 25-meter Taejon Municipal Swimming Pool, Fujino again emerged victorious Friday, winning the 400 medley in 4:38.00. In the men’s 400 individual medley, Shinya Taniguchi won the top honors, and Kenta Yamanoi won the men’s 50 backstroke. Taishi Okude prevailed in the men’s 200 individual medley. Russia finished top of the medal table with 10 gold, followed by Australia (6), Japan (5) and Slovakia (5).
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