Australia Wins Gold, Sets World Record in Women’s 4×100 Freestyle Relay

By Reuters
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July 25, 2021 Updated: July 25, 2021

TOKYO—Australia has won the gold medal in the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday in a world record time of 3:29.69.

Canada won silver in 3:32.78 and the bronze went to the United States in 3:32.81.

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Gold medalists Emma McKeon of Australia, Meg Harris of Australia, Cate Campbell of Australia and Bronte Campbell of Australia celebrate on the podium at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after winning the Women’s 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay on July 25, 2021. (Kai Pfaffenbach/Reuters)

Meanwhile, Australia’s tennis world number one Ash Barty was beaten in the first round of the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, losing to Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-4 6-3.

The Spaniard will next play either France’s Fiona Ferro or Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia after the biggest win of her career.

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