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100 champ Kromowidjojo adds 50 free win

London, England (Sports Network) - Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands, already the 100-meter champion, won the 50-meter freestyle Saturday night in Olympic-record time.

Kromowidjojo swam the length of the Aquatics Centre pool in 24.05 seconds -- taking .01 seconds off German Britta Steffen's record from Beijing in 2008.

She touched .23 seconds ahead of Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus while fellow Dutchwoman Marleen Veldhuis earned the bronze .34 seconds back.

Steffen was fourth and American Jessica Hardy finished seventh.

Kromowidjojo also set the Olympic record in the 100 free on Thursday night. Herasimenia was the silver medalist.

08/04 14:47:18 ET


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