Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

EYE ON AFRICA

Alpha Condé reacts to Dadis Camara's bid to return home

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

'We need an American in every train compartment'

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

When China Sneezes: World markets rattled by bubble burst (part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Desperate to get to Europe: How to handle migrant surge? (part 1)

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

Behind the scenes of France's National Assembly

Read more

#TECH 24

Saving water, one shower at a time

Read more

FOCUS

Katrina, ten years on: Young survivors still grapple with trauma

Read more

ENCORE!

Has New Orleans got its groove back?

Read more

REPORTERS

Meet the French troops hunting jihadists in Sahel

Read more

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

COMMENT(S)