Lochte, who had already won the 200 freestyle and 4x100 freestyle world titles on Wednesday, broke the record of 1:50.08 he set in December 2010 in Dubai.
Japan's Daiya Seto took silver in 1:52.80 with Hungary's Laszlo Cseh winning the bronze medal in 1:52.89. (Writing by Ken Ferris in London; editing by Tony Jimenez)
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