2011 World Championships. Zhao captures 100 backstroke gold
Fabio Terrone
China's Jing Zhao has won the women's 100 metres backstroke. Silver to Zueva and bronxe medal to Coughlin

SHANGHAI - China's Jing Zhao has won the women's 100 metres backstroke title at the world swimming championships on Tuesday

Zhao clocked 59.05 seconds in the final to edge Anastasia Zueva of Russia by 1-hundreths of a second.

Natalie Coughlin of United States, who led the race up to 50m (28.44 split) placed third in 59.15.