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Japan's Junya Koga wins men's 100m backstroke final

2009-07-29 01:10:15 GMT2009-07-29 09:10:15 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Japan's Junya Koga gestures during the awarding ceremony after winning the men's 100m backstroke final at the 13th World Swimming Championships in Rome, Italy, on July 28, 2009. Junya Koga claimed the title in the event with 52.26 seconds and set a new world record. (Xinhua/Zeng Yi)

Japan's Junya Koga (C) competes during the men's 100m backstroke final at the 13th World Swimming Championships in Rome, Italy, on July 28, 2009. (Xinhua/Zeng Yi)

Japan's Junya Koga competes during the men's 100m backstroke final at the 13th World Swimming Championships in Rome, Italy, on July 28, 2009. (Xinhua/Zeng Yi)

Japan's Junya Koga (R) jubilaltes with his compatriot after winning the men's 100m backstroke final at the 13th World Swimming Championships in Rome, Italy, on July 28, 2009. (Xinhua/Zeng Yi)

ROME, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Junya Koga won the men's 100m backstroke gold in 52.26 seconds at the world swimming championships on Tuesday.

Germany's Helge Meeuw came second in 52.54 seconds and former world record holder Aschwin Wildeboer Faber of Spain was third in 52.64.

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