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Olympics Round-Up: Hawaii athletes

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London, Great Britain (HawaiiNewsNow) - Former University of Hawaii swimmer Melanie Schlanger won gold Saturday as the anchor of Australia's 4x100 freestyle relay team.

Schlanger swam her leg in 52.65 seconds, the fastest on her team.

Azad Al-Barazi, another UH alum, swam in the 100 breaststroke for Syria but did not make it out of the preliminaries.

Also Saturday, the U.S. women's volleyball team, featuring Punahou grad Lindsey Berg and Kalani alum Tamari Miyashiro, beat South Korea 3-1.

"We're thrilled. We got the win," U.S. captain Berg said. "One down."

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