Source: Xinhua

08-11-2008 12:01

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- Australia's golden girl Libby Trickett snatched her first individual Olympic gold in Monday's women's 100-meter backstroke.

(Xinhua Photo)
(Xinhua Photo)

With a solid start, reigning world champion Trickett led all the way to the finish and win the gold in 56.73.

U.S. swimmer Christine Magnuson won silver in 57.10 seconds. Her teammate, Australia's "Madam Butterfly" Jessicah Schipper settled for a bronze. Chinese swimmer Zhou Yafei ranked fourth.


Editor:Sun Tingting