Australia's Rice wins another IM gold

Updated: 16 August 2008 10:24 IST

Stephanie Rice of Australia has won the 200-meter individual medley at the Beijing Olympics, lowering her own world record.

Australia's Rice wins another IM gold

Beijing:

Stephanie Rice of Australia has won the 200-meter individual medley at the Beijing Olympics, lowering her own world record and adding to her victory in the 400 IM.

She won in 2 minutes, 8.45 seconds, erasing her mark of 2:08.92 set at the Australian trials in March.

Kirsty Coventry of Zimbabwe took the silver in 2:08.59, also below the previous world record. Natalie Coughlin of the United States won the bronze in 2:10.34, her third medal of the games.

American Katie Hoff picked up her second fourth-place of the morning, finishing behind Coughlin in 2:10.68. She also was just out of the medals in the 200 freestyle.



Topics : Swimming Australia
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