08/03/2012 03:48 EDT | Updated 10/03/2012 05:12 EDT

France's Florent Manaudou wins 50 free ahead of US swimmer Jones and Brazil's Cielo

LONDON - Florent Manaudou of France won the 50-meter freestyle at the London Olympics on Friday.

The brother of former 400 free champion Laure Manaudou clocked 21.34 seconds in the one-lap race. It was France's fourth swimming gold of the games.

Cullen Jones of the United States touched in 21.54 to take the silver medal and defending Olympic and world champion Cesar Cielo of Brazil finished in 21.59 to take bronze.