Published On: Sat, Jul 31st, 2021
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Thompson-Herah Leads Jamaica Clean Sweep of 100m Medalson July 31, 2021 at 6:54 pm

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TOKYO—Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah retained her 100 metres title on Saturday in a scorching 10.61 seconds as she smashed the Olympic record and became the second fastest woman ever. Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won silver while fellow compatriot Shericka Jackson took bronze. What They Said Elaine Thompson-Herah On Her Celebration “I have no idea (what I said), I don’t remember… I think I could’ve gone faster if I wasn’t pointing and celebrating early. I wanted to show that there is more in store, so hopefully one day I can unleash that.” Shelly-Anne Fraser Pryce On Winning Silver “Of course you are disappointed, you know, and the only aim that an athlete lines up for is to always win, but that didn’t happen tonight. I am still grateful to be able to make the finals and to be able to stand on the podium at my fourth Olympic Games.” On the …

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