Pearson takes Olympic 100m hurdles title

Tuesday, August 07, 2012

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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.

Rank Lane Athlete Reac. T Time Record
1 6 PEARSON Sally 0.137 12.35 OR
2 3 HARPER Dawn 0.156 12.37 PB
3 4 WELLS Kellie 0.137 12.48 PB
4 1 JONES Lolo 0.163 12.58 SB
5 5 YANIT Nevin 0.161 12.58 NR
6 2 GEORGE Phylicia 0.152 12.65 =PB
7 7 ZELINKA Jessica 0.145 12.69

8 8 SCHROTT Beate 0.156 13.07




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