Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wins Olympic gold medal in women’s 100 meters

By on Aug 5, 2012 in Sports Comments

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica is still the fastest woman of the Olympics after she won the final of the women’s 100m dash on Saturday night, August 4, 2012, according to several London 2012 coverages.

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs around the track after winning the women’s 100m sprint final.
Image Credit: AFP /Ben Stansall

Fraser-Pryce successfully defended her 100m title on Day 8 of the 2012 London Olympics with a time of 10.75.

The Jamaican narrowly won over world champion Carmelita Jeter of the United States. Only .03 of a second separated Fraser-Pryce and Jeter. Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica settled for the bronze medal after checking in with a time of 10.81.

On Sunday, Jamaica‘s Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake are heavily favored to dominate the final of the men’s 100m event.

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