Sunday, August 10, 2008

Gold and Bronze for Austraila in 100 m Women's Butterfly

Lisbeth Trickett, Golden Butterfly In Women’s 100m Butterfly [Swimming]

On the third day (11th August 2008) of the Beijing Olympics, Australians are in for a cheer as Lisbeth Trickett finished the Women’s 100m Butterfly with 56.73 seconds to secure a gold. Jessicah Schipper, another Australian, took bronze with 57.25 seconds. Christine Magnuson of the United States was silver with 57.10 seconds.

The hope for the second Olympic medal in Singapore’s history was dashed as Tao Li of Singapore finished the fifth in the race with 57.99 seconds.

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