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Swimming at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games:

Women's 50 metres Freestyle Semi-Finals

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Host City: Beijing, China
Venue(s): Beijing National Aquatics Centre, Beijing Olympic Green, Beijing
Date Started: August 16, 2008
Date Finished: August 16, 2008
Format: Fastest eight swimmers advanced to final

Gold: GER Britta Steffen
Silver: USA Dara Torres
Bronze: AUS Cate Campbell

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Britta Steffen 24 Germany GER 24.43 0.78 3 QU
2 Marleen Veldhuis 29 Netherlands NED 24.46 0.89 4 QU
3 Libby Lenton-Trickett 23 Australia AUS 24.47 0.72 5 QU
4 Hinkelien Schreuder 24 Netherlands NED 24.52 0.79 7 QU
5 Kara Lynn Joyce 22 United States USA 24.63 0.74 1 QU
6 Aleksandra Gerasimenya 22 Belarus BLR 24.72 0.71 8 QU
7 Fran Halsall 18 Great Britain GBR 24.80 0.71 6
8 Malia Metella 26 France FRA 24.89 0.74 2

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T RT L
1 Dara Torres 41 United States USA 24.27 0.76 5 QU
2 Cate Campbell 16 Australia AUS 24.42 0.77 4 QU
3 Zhu Yingwen 26 China CHN 24.76 0.79 6
4 Jeanette Ottesen Gray 20 Denmark DEN 24.86 0.74 3
5 Li Zhesi 14 China CHN 24.90 0.77 1
6 Therèse Alshammar 30 Sweden SWE 24.96 0.75 2
7 Arlene Semeco 24 Venezuela VEN 25.05 0.71 7
8 Hanna-Maria Seppälä 23 Finland FIN 25.19 0.68 8