Source: Xinhua

08-17-2008 10:20

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Britta Steffen of Germany won the women's 50m freestyle gold medal at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Sunday.

Steffen clocked in an Olympic record of 24.06 seconds to beat the previous mark of 24.13 set up by Inge de Bruijn of the Netherlands on September 22, 2000.

American Dara Torres got the silver in 24.07 and Australian Cate Campbell finished third in 24.17.


Editor:Wang Shuqin