German swimmer Britta Steffen finished women's 100m Freestyle final at 53.12, grabbing the gold medal for this event held at National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 15, 2008.
Germany's Britta Steffen competes during the women's 100m freestyle swimming semifinal at the National Aquatics Center during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in Beijing on August 14, 2008. Steffen won the final. [Agencies]
Women's 100m butterfly gold medalist and also the world record holder of this event Australian swimmer Lisbeth Trickett finished 0.04 seconds later grabbing the silver.
US veteran swimmer Natalie Coughlin snatched the bronze.
27-year-old Chinese veteran swimmer Zhu Yingwen tortured by knee injury finished at 54.21, the 6th.