Written by Staff Writer
14 Aug, 2016 | 10:06 pm
Over on the track, Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson surprised even herself by storming to victory in the Olympic women’s 100 metres on Saturday as compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce failed in her bid to win a third straight title.
Twenty-four-year-old Thompson claim her first major individual title in 10.71 seconds, one hundredth of a second outside her personal best.
American Tori Bowie took silver in 10.83 while Fraser-Pryce took bronze.
Mo Farah simply refused to relinquish his 10,000m crown as the Briton recovered from a fall to retain his title.
Farah finished in a time of 27 minutes and 5.17 seconds to take win back-to-back Olympic 10,000m golds and is now seeking to retain the 5,000m too.
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