11 Aug 2008

Liz Coster misses place in the final

7:01 pm on 11 August 2008

The New Zealand swimmer Liz Coster has missed a place in the final of the 100 metres backstroke at the Olympic Games in Beijing.

Coster's finished eighth in her semi final in a time of 1 minute 1.45 seconds.

Zimbabwe's Kirsty Coventry won Coster's semi final in a world record time of 58.77 seconds.