Ottesen Gray wins women`s 50m butterfly gold

Last Updated: Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 13:27

Barcelona: Jeanette Ottesen Gray of Denmark won the gold medal in the women`s 50 metre butterfly at the World Swimming Championships here.

Ottesen Gray, who had been fastest in qualifying and had the fastest time of the year, finished ahead of China`s Lu Ying in 25.24 seconds. Lu Ying produced a strong finish and swam her personal best time of 25.42 Saturday night.

Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands earned her second medal of the meet as she finished third in 25.53 to take the bronze.


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I`ve always said the person who wins the world championship this year is the person who does the best job on the circuit, but that does not seem the way it is at the moment.

Jenson Button