Chinese in London hail their Olympics teen swim star
Chinese in London's China Town were thrilled by 16-year-old swimmer Ye Shiwen's second Olympic gold. Ye survived a late challenge from Alicia Coutts to win the 200 metres individual medley final. The victory followed her incredible win in the 400 medley three days earlier with another impressive display of power and perfect technique. Ye had been third when they turned for home but overhauled her rivals to win the multi-discipline event in two minutes, 07.57 seconds. Twenty-five-year-old Wei Lai was pleased to see China doing better in sports it did not usually lead in.