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Soni wins 200m breaststroke with world record

Rebecca Soni of the United States won the women's 200 metres breaststroke gold, smashing the world record by half a second.

india Updated: Aug 03, 2012 16:01 IST

Rebecca Soni of the United States won the women's 200 metres breaststroke gold, smashing the world record by half a second.


Soni, the defending Olympic champion, won in 2 minutes, 19.59 seconds Thursday.

Satomi Suzuki of Japan took the silver in 2:20.72, with Iuliia Efimova of Russia settling for the bronze in 2:20.92.