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Kosuke Hagino won the men’s 400-meter individual medley and 200 backstroke on Wednesday in the second of three meets in Europe’s Mare Nostrum tour.

Hagino logged 4 minutes, 9.52 seconds in the 400 IM, his best event. Hoping to swim 4:10 or better, he beat that time by 0.48 seconds. Hagino won the 200 backstroke in 1:58.29, and came third in the 200 freestyle (1:47.69) as his preparation for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics gathered speed.

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