2011 World Championships. Phelps wins 200m butterfly title
Fabio Terrone
Michael Phelps of the United States defended the 200 metres butterfly title in Shanghai

SHANGHAI - Michael Phelps of the United States won the men's 200 metres butterfly title at the world swimming championships on Wednesday.

Phelps successfully defended the 2009 title clocking 1:53.34 to beat Takeshi Matsuda of Japan who won silver in 1:54.01, while Wu Peng of China won the bronze medal in 1:54.67.