Dawn Harper, Lolo Jones advance
LONDON -- Defending Olympic champion Dawn Harper, American teammate Lolo Jones and world champion Sally Pearson cruised into the semifinals of the women's 100-meter hurdles Monday, then found themselves trying to console a longtime rival.
Jones and Pearson won their respective heats, while Harper eased up near the line and finished second in hers. Pearson had the quickest time in the six heats, covering the distance in 12.57 seconds -- the fastest first-round time in Olympic history.
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