Men's 50m Freestyle

World Record: Alexander Popov, Russia, 21.64.

Cesar Cielo Filho from Brazil wins the gold medal in men’s 50m freestyle - OR

Cesar Cielo Filho from Brazil has won the gold medal in the men’s 50 meter freestyle, setting a new Olympic record of 21.30.
Amaury Leveaux from France won the silver medal and Alain Bernard also from France won the bronze.

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