Katinka Hosszú claimed three wins in front of a home crowd ©Getty Images

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Katinka Hosszú claimed a hat-trick of titles at the International Swimming Federation's (FINA) Champions Swim Series in Budapest.

Competing in front of a home crowd at the Duna Aréna in Hungary’s capital city, Hosszú produced a series of fine performances.

She clinched gold in the women’s 200 metres individual medley event by finishing in a winning time of 2min 8.81sec.

South Korea’s Kim Seo-Yeong placed second in 2:09.97, while Britain’s Siobhan Marie O’Conner was third in 2:11.36.

Hosszú returned to the pool to triumph in the women’s 200m butterfly in a time of 2:06.62.

She ended 0.69 seconds clear of Germany’s Franziska Hentke, while fellow Hungarian Boglarka Kapas came third in 2:06.67.

A hat-trick of titles was sealed when Hoszzu touched home in 59.58 in the women’s 100m backstroke competition.

Russia’s Anastasiia Fesikova had proved her closest challenger by ending 0.15 behind, while Australia’s Emily Seebhom ended third in 1:00.44.

South Africa’s Chad Le Clos was also among the winners on the final day of competition in Budapest.

He held off the challenge of Hungary’s Kristof Milak and Laszlo Cseh to win the men’s 100m butterfly title.

Le Clos finished in a winning time of 51.25 seconds, with Milak second in 51.67.

Cseh rounded off the top three in 52.20.

The second event of the FINA Champions Swim Series featured 14 individual races and one relay on each day.

The final competition will take place in Indianapolis from May 31 to June 1.