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Florent Manaudou wins 50 free

Updated: August 3, 2012, 5:15 PM ET
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LONDON -- Florent Manaudou of France won the 50-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.

The brother of former 400 free champion Laure Manaudou clocked 21.34 seconds in the one-lap race. He pounded the water out in Lane 7, then got a big hug from his sister as soon as he climbed from the pool.

It was France's fourth swimming gold of the Games.

Cullen Jones of the United States touched in 21.54 to take the silver medal, and defending Olympic and world champion Cesar Cielo ...

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