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Fraser gold caps Jamaican double on 100m

Text by NEWS WIRES

Latest update : 2009-08-18

Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica exploded from the blocks and went on to win the world 100-metres gold medal at the Berlin athletics championships on Monday, joining her compatriot Usain Bolt.

REUTERS - Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser of Jamaica exploded from the blocks and held on to win the world 100 metres gold medal with a time of 10.73 seconds on Monday.

Compatriot Kerron Stewart took silver with American Carmelita Jeter snatching bronze.

As in last year’s Olympics, Jamaica have now won both blue-riband 100 metres sprint events, after Usain Bolt smashed the world record to win gold with 9.58 on Saturday.
 

Date created : 2009-08-17

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