Australian swimmer Mckeon wins women's 100m freestyle

30/07/2021 10:44 AM

TOKYO, July 30 -- Emma McKeon of Australia had her fourth medal in as many events in Tokyo, winning gold in the women's 100m freestyle and refreshed her own Olympic record.

The 4x100m relay winner finished in 51.96 seconds, 0.17 seconds faster than her Olympic record time in the semifinals, according to Xinhua.

Siobhan Bernadette Haughey clinched her second silver in 52.27 seconds after claiming first ever Olympic swimming medal for China's Hong Kong in 200m freestyle. The result is also a new Asian record.

The bronze went to the other Aussie in the final Cate Campbell, who finished in 52.52 seconds.