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Sally Pearson made to wait for medal

Updated: August 9, 2012, 8:33 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- London Olympics organizing chief Sebastian Coe acknowledges that a medals ceremony for 100-meter hurdles winner Sally Pearson was delayed, meaning she got her gold in an emptying stadium.

Pearson later said she didn't know what happened, though getting the medal was "very much worth that long wait."

Coe says he was with Pearson while she waited to enter the stadium Wednesday, and "I can understand why she felt she was sitting there a little bit of time."

The Australian ...

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