Women's 800m Freestyle

swimming Beijing Olympics Word Record: Janet Evans, USA, 8:16:22

Venue: National Aquatic Center

Rebecca Adlington wins women’s 800m freestyle - WR

Rebecca Adlington from Great Britain has won the women’s 800 meter freestyle and she set a new world record time of 8:14.10.
Alessia Filippi from Italy won the silver medal and the bronze medal was won by Lotte Friss from Denmark.

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