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Tunisian teenager Ahmed Hafnaoui said he was as surprised as anyone after producing a huge upset on Sunday to win 400-meter freestyle gold.

The 18-year-old only scraped into the final after posting the eighth fastest time in qualifying but he delivered a sizzling last 50 meters to touch in 3:43.36.

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