Ruta Meilutyte Wins Gold In 100-Meter Breaststroke At London Olympics

07/30/2012 04:03 pm ET

LONDON -- Fifteen-year-old Ruta Meilutyte of Lithuania won the 100-meter breaststroke at the London Olympics on Monday.

Meilutyte finished in 1 minute, 5.47 seconds to hold off a late charge from world champion Rebecca Soni of the United States, who touched second in 1:05.55.

Satomi Suzuki of Japan finished in 1:06.46 to take bronze.

Defending champion Leisel Jones of Australia was fifth.

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