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Sanja JovanoviŠ wins gold by breaking her own world record in 50m backstroke
http://www.croatia.org/crown/articles/9526/1/Sanja-Jovanoviae-wins-gold-by-breaking-her-own-world-record-in-50m-backstroke.html
By Nenad N. Bach
Published on 04/14/2008
 
Sanja JovanoviŠ broke her own world record on 50m backstroke swimming at the World Swimming Championships Manchester 2008, UK. Her new world record time is 26.37. With Duje Draganja's world record the other day this is one of the greatest achievements in the history of Croatian sport. They won two gold and two bronze medals, first time ever.

Explosion of Croatian swimming in Manchester 2008


Sanja JovanoviŠ, gold medal and world record in backstroke swimming on 50 meters in Manchester, England.
Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic, right, the gold medalist and China's Gao Chang, silver, during the medal ceremony for the final of the Women's 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Sunday April 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)


Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic, right, the gold medalist and China's Gao Chang, silver, during the medal ceremony for the final of the Women's 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Sunday April 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)


Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic, right, and China's Gao Chang compete in the final of the Women's 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Sunday April 13, 2008. Jovanovic took the gold and Chang the silver. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)


Sanja beating her own world record!
Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic celebrates after winning the gold medal in the final of the Women's 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Sunday April 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)


Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic reacts after winning gold in the women's 50m backstroke on the fifth day of the world short course swimming championships in Manchester, northern England, April 13, 2008. REUTERS/Nigel Roddis (BRITAIN)


Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic celebrates after winning the gold medal in the final of the Women's 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Sunday April 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)


See you in Beijing...
Croatia's Sanja Jovanovic celebrates after winning the gold medal in the final of the Women's 50m backstroke at the World Short Course Swimming Championships at the MEN Arena in Manchester, England, Sunday April 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Paul Thomas)



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