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Pearson takes Olympic 100m hurdles title

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 | 3:04 PM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Australian Sally Pearson won the Olympic women’s sprint hurdles in 12.35 seconds with American Dawn Harper a close second in 12.37.

Reigning Olympic champion Harper, who clocked a personal best 12.37, chased Pearson to the line in an exciting finish to the women’s 100m hurdles final.

American Kellie Wells was third in 12.48.

RankLaneAthleteReac. TTimeRecord
16 PEARSON Sally0.13712.35OR

23 HARPER Dawn0.15612.37PB

34 WELLS Kellie0.13712.48PB

41 JONES Lolo0.16312.58SB

55 YANIT Nevin0.16112.58NR

62 GEORGE Phylicia0.15212.65=PB
77 ZELINKA Jessica0.14512.69

88 SCHROTT Beate0.15613.07

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