Luxembourg's 24 year-old swimmer, Raphael Stacchiotti, yetserday won Heat 1 of the Men's 200 metres Individual Medley in the Acquatic Centre at the Rio Olympics in Brasil.

Although he won the heat in a time of 2:00:21, it was not sufficiently fsast to earn him one of the 16 places for the semi-final; the fastest time was set by Michael Phelps of the USA (1:58:41) - who set a time of 1:55:78 in the semi-finals. The final is on Thursday.