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Ranomi Kromowidjojo wins 50 free

Updated: August 4, 2012, 3:36 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Ranomi Kromowidjojo of the Netherlands has won the women's 50-meter freestyle to complete a sweep of the sprints at the London Olympics.

Having already won the 100 free, Kromowidjojo clocked an Olympic-record 24.05 seconds in the one-lap race Saturday. Defending champion Britta Steffen of Germany went 24.06 in Beijing four years ago in a now-banned bodysuit, when she swept the sprints.

Aliaksandra Herasimenia of Belarus touched in 24.28 to take the silver medal and another ...

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