LONDON, July 29 (UPI) -- Dana Vollmer
of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Sunday in the women's 100-meter butterfly.
She became the first woman to swim the distance in less than 56 seconds, thus setting a world record.
Lu Ying of China took the silver medal. Alicia Coutts of Australia won the bronze.
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