London Olympics 2012: Kromowidjojo takes sprint gold in 50m freestyle

Updated: Aug 05, 2012, 07:26 AM IST

London: Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands won the 50 meters freestyle gold in the pool Saturday, adding to the 100 meters title she won Thursday.

Kromowidjojo set a new Olympic record of 24.05 seconds for gold, beating Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus, 24.39 seconds. Marleen Veldhuis of the Netherlands won bronze with 24.39.