Sarah Sjöström after her victory, Photo: Lluis Gene/Scanpix

Sjöström wins swimming gold

Nineteen year old Sarah Sjöström has won the gold medal in the women’s 100 meter Butterfly at the World Swimming Championships in Barcelona.

Australia's Alicia Coutts took silver and defending champion Dana Vollmer of the USA bronze. The Swede, who won the 2009 title aged just 15, finished in 56.53 seconds.

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