Liu Turns Clock Back To Beijing To Deny Belmonte & Spain

Liu Zige [Photo: Aniko Kovacs]

Liu Zige, the 2008 Olympic champion, put her struggles behind as she raced to victory in the 200 butterfly, preventing the Spanish crowd from celebrating a triumph with home favorite Mireia Belmonte. Not long after, Zhao Jing sprinted to a win in the 50 backstroke, teammate Fu Yuanhui taking silver.

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Liu Zige, the 2008 Olympic champion, put her struggles behind as she raced to victory in the 200 butterfly, preventing the Spanish crowd from celebrating a triumph with home favorite Mireia Belmonte. Not long after, Zhao Jing sprinted to a win in the 50 backstroke, teammate Fu Yuanhui taking silver.

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