Australia smash 4x100m medley relay world record

Society Materials 17 August 2008 08:00 (UTC +04:00)

The Australian women's 4x100m medley relay team on Sunday won gold at the Beijing Olympics in a world record time of 3 minutes 52.69 seconds, breaking their own mark set at the world championships in Melbourne last year by 3.05 seconds. ( dpa )

The US won silver in a time of 3:53.30, while bronze went to China in 3:56.11.

It was the 24th world record set in the Beijing Water Cube at these Olympics.