Monday, August 29, 2011
American Jeter is golden in women's 100
By Associated Press
DAEGU, South Korea -- Carmelita Jeter of the United States beat Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica to win the women's 100 meters at the world championships on Monday.
Kelly-Ann Baptiste of Trinidad and Tobago took bronze.
Defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce had the best start but Jeter swept past her with about 40 meters to go and finished in 10.90 seconds. Campbell-Brown ran in the outside lane and finished in 10.97 seconds. Baptiste had a time of 10.98.