Women's 200m Breaststroke

swimming Beijing Olympics Word Record: Leisel Jones, Australia, 2:20:54

Venue: National Aquatic Center

Rebecca Soni wins women’s 200 meter breaststroke

Rebecca Soni from United States has won the gold medal and set a world record new world record of 2.20.22

Leisel Jones from Australia won the silver medal and Sara Nordenstan from Norway won the bronze.

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After having a break from swimming Amanda Beard has made the U.S. Olympic swimming team for the fourth time.
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Olympic medalist, Playboy model and Godaddy girl Amanda Beard has made it to the final of the 100 meters breaststroke.
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Leisel Jones from Australia is competing in her third Olympic Games in Beijing. At the Sydney 2000 Olympics she was just 14 years old when she won a silver medal in the breaststroke.
At Athens in 2004 she won a bronze medal in the 100 and silver in the 200, despite holding the world [...]