Fu Yuanhui wins women`s 50m backstroke world gold

China`s Fu Yuanhui won the women`s 50m backstroke gold at the world swimming championships on Thursday.

Fu Yuanhui wins women`s 50m backstroke world gold

Kazan: China`s Fu Yuanhui won the women`s 50m backstroke gold at the world swimming championships on Thursday.

Fu clocked 27.11 seconds to win the final with Brazil`s Etiene Medeiros taking silver at 0.15sec and China`s Liu Xiang earned bronze at 0.47.

Australia`s Emily Seebohm, who won the 100m backstroke world gold on Tuesday, finished fourth.

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