Jamaican women sprinters set a new record placing one, two, two in the 100 meters at the Olympics in Beijing, on the birthday of the island’s first national hero, Marcus Garvey.
Shelly-Ann Fraser took the gold, leading home an unprecedented clean sweep for Jamaica.
Fraser finished in a time of 10.78 seconds, with her compatriots Sherone Simpson and Kerron Stewart sharing the silver medal after a dead heat.
“I’m so excited. I never dreamed this could happen to me,” said Fraser.
We take the libery of sharing the race as Canadian Broadcasting Corporation saw it.
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