Liu wins women's 100m butterfly in world record time

Society Materials 14 August 2008 08:19 (UTC +04:00)

Liu Zige on Thursday led a Chinese one-two in the women's 100m butterfly final as she won gold in the world record time of 2 minutes 04.18 seconds at the Beijing Olympics, dpa reported.

Silver went to compatriot Jiao Liuyang, whose time of 2:04.72 was also better than Australia's Jessicah Schipper's record of 2:05.40, which she had set two years ago. Schipper got bronze in 2:06.26.