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Thursday, 02 August 2012 - 10:59
America's Nathan Adrian wins gold in the men's 100m freestyle
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America's Nathan Adrian won gold in the men's 100m freestyle by 0.01 seconds ahead of Australia's world champion James Magnussen.

In a thrilling race, the 23-year-old was third at 50m but then turned on the power to pip the pre-race favourite in 47.52 seconds.

United States produced an Olympic-record time to win gold in the women's 200m freestyle relay final.

A brilliant final leg from Allison Schmitt led the Americans home, ahead of Australia, in a time of seven minutes 42.92 seconds.

Meanwhile, Bradley Wiggins claimed a British record seventh Olympic medal with a sensational gold in the men's time trial.

The Tour de France winner stopped the clock at 50 minutes 39 seconds for the 44km course.

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