Triple Olympic champion Katinka Hosszú was one of Hungary's two gold medallists on the opening day of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) World Cup in Berlin, taking out the women's 200 metres butterfly event.
The 30-year-old triumphed in a time of 2min 9.13sec at the German capital's Schwimm- und Sprunghalle im Europasportpark.
Compatriot Zsuzsanna Jakabos was runner-up in 2:09.30, while Austria's Claudia Hufnagl finished third in 2:10.57.
There was also success for Hungary in the men's 100m butterfly, which saw Kristóf Milák prevail in 51.78.
Poland's Jakub Majerski claimed the silver medal in 52.37 and Milák’s compatriot Szebasztián Szabó took the bronze in 52.52.
Another country securing two gold medals was The Netherlands, thanks to wins for Arno Kamminga in the men's 100m breaststroke and Kira Toussaint in the women's 50m backstroke.
Kamminga clocked a time of 59.15 with Serbia's Čaba Silađi second in 59.71 and Lithuania’s Andrius Šidlauskas third in 1:00.17.
Toussaint, meanwhile, touched home in 27.49 to finish ahead of Canada's Taylor Ruck, second in 28.31, and compatriot Ranomi Kromowidjojo, third in 28.48.
You know, when it comes to the 🏊♂️ splash ‘n’ dash, that Russia’s Vladimir Morozov is going to be in the mix for the medals, and he again strengthened his position at the top of the overall standings 💪 with yet another win 🥇. #SWC19 #SWIMMING pic.twitter.com/vYAqbXpLAZ— FINA (@fina1908) October 11, 2019
Another winner was Russia's Vladimir Morozov, the leader of the FINA World Cup rankings, in the men's 50m freestyle in 21.55.
Japan's Kosuke Matsui finished second in 21.93, while the United States' Michael Andrew came third in 22.03.
Morozov's nearest challenger in the FINA World Cup rankings, Lithuania's Danas Rapšys, tasted victory in the men's 400m freestyle in 3:47.65.
There was a tie for the silver medal between Milák and home favourite Florian Wellbrock, who both finished in 3:48.98.
Completing the list of gold medallists were Sweden's Michelle Coleman in the women’s 50m freestyle in 24.26, Japan's Ryosuke Irie in the men’s 200m backstroke in 1:56.46, Czech Republic's Barbora Seemanová in the women's 400m freestyle in 4:10.06, and Spain’s Jessica Vall Montero in the women’s 200m breaststroke in 2:27.14.
Coleman was followed in the standings by Kromowidjojo in 24.65 and Australia’s Cate Campbell in 24.87, while Irie was joined on the podium by Czech Republic’s Tomáš Franta in 1:59.91 and Russia’s Grigory Tarasevich in 1:59.93.
Australia’s Maddy Gough was Seemanová's closest rival with a time of 4:10.13, ahead of Canada's Aly Ackman in third in 4:11.25, and Vall Montero won ahead of fellow Spaniard Marina García Urzainqui in 2:27.82 and Slovakia's Nikoleta Trníková in 2:28.91.
Action in Berlin continues tomorrow.