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Magnussen avenges London loss with worlds gold

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Australia's James Magnussen avenged his defeat at the London 2012 Olympics with victory in the men's 100m freestyle final on Thursday at swimming's world championships. 

Australia's James Magnussen celebrates after winning the final of the men's 100-metre freestyle swimming event in the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona on August 1, 2013.

Magnussen, who was beaten by just one hundredths of a second by Nathan Adrian of the USA in last year's Olympic final, was following up his win in the event at the 2011 world championships.

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