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    The US women's swimming team won a gold medal in the 4x100m combined relay at the 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea.

     Americans Regan Smith, Lilly King, Kelsey Dahlia and Simone Manuel finished the race with a time of just 3 minutes 50.40 seconds, setting a world record.

    In the lead-off leg, Smith set a backstroke world record of 57.57 seconds.

    ​The second-best team was Australia (-3.02 seconds); the Canadian team took third place.

    The ladies broke a world record set by another US team (3.51,55).

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