Kosuke Hagino marked his return to competition following elbow surgery with a pair of victories Friday at the Madrid Open.

The Rio Olympic 400-meter individual medley gold medalist, who underwent surgery on his right elbow in September, won the 400 IM in 4 minutes, 15.23 seconds, and also took the 100 backstroke in a time of 56.29.

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