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One of the prime events in tonight's schedule was 110m hurdles final. From the start, Cuban gold medal hope Dyron Robles was ahead of everybody, but unfortunately was forced to quit in the middle of the race due to hamstring problem. It was then Aries Merritt from the United States who was racing against the clock. Merritt crossed the line first with a new personal best of 12.92 seconds. Second and silver came Jason Richardson who managed to clock 13.04. The bronze medal position reached  Jamaican Hansle Parchement whose 13.12 seconds is new national record. 

Merritt's victory is 19th win for the team USA in this event counting all Olympic Games. His new PR of 12.92 seconds is number 8th in the history of 110m hurdle running.

ALL Results

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark . React
1 6 3236 Aries Merritt  USA 12.92 (PB) 0.143
2 4 3246 Jason Richardson  USA 13.04 . 0.194
3 7 2182 Hansle Parchment  JAM 13.12 (NR) 0.172
4 2 1804 Lawrence Clarke  GBR 13.39 . 0.169
5 8 1125 Ryan Brathwaite  BAR 13.40 . 0.163
6 9 1477 Orlando Ortega  CUB 13.43 . 0.135
7 3 2781 Lehann Fourie  RSA 13.53 . 0.136
. 5 1478 Dayron Robles  CUB DQ . 0.159

Women's 200m Final

Women's 200m final saw its new Olympic champion as  American Allyson Felix showed superb performance to win her first gold over 200 meter in Olympics. Olympic champion in 100m dash Shelly-Ann-Pryce crossed the finish line second with a new personal best of 22.09 seconds. The bronze medal went to Carmelita Jeter from the U.S.A.

 Defending champion Veronica Campbell-Brown stayed just out of the podium.

All Results

Place

Lane

Bib

Athlete

Nation

 

 

 

1 7 3287 Allyson Felix  USA 21.88 . 0.174
2 4 2197 Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce  JAM 22.09 (PB) 0.169
3 9 3299 Carmelita Jeter  USA 22.14 . 0.167
4 5 2194 Veronica Campbell-Brown  JAM 22.38 . 0.176
5 6 3313 Sanya Richards-Ross  USA 22.39 . 0.171
6 8 1402 Murielle Ahoure  CIV 22.57 . 0.161
7 2 1791 Myriam Soumaré  FRA 22.63 . 0.157
8 3 3058 Semoy Hackett  TRI 22.87 . 0.150

 

Women's 400m hurdles.

 From the blocks Tatyana Antyukh from Russia took the lead over the field and kept adding a distance between other athletes stride by stride. Coming in the final stretch Antyukh had about 10 meter lead over the second place. Its was then  American Lashinda Demus who started the chase of Russian hurdler. But Antyukh had enough strengh to hold of American just 0.07 seconds ahead of Demus. Antyukh's time 52.70 is new personal best and number 6 all time in 400 meter history.  

All results

Position Lane Bib Athlete Country Mark . React
1 5 2843 Natalya Antyukh  RUS 52.70 (PB) 0.167
2 7 3285 Lashinda Demus  USA 52.77 (SB) 0.170
3 4 1532 Zuzana Hejnová  CZE 53.38 (SB) 0.163
4 9 2206 Kaliese Spencer  JAM 53.66 (SB) 0.191
5 8 3310 Georganne Moline  USA 53.92 (PB) 0.177
6 2 3272 T'erea Brown  USA 55.07 . 0.201
7 3 1540 Denisa Rosolová  CZE 55.27 . 0.244
8 6 2583 Muizat Ajoke Odumosu  NGR 55.31 . 0.270

Women's Long Jump Final
 
The last final in todays program was women's long jump. Two time world champion Brittney Rees from the United States with a jump of 7.12 meters added a gold medal to her achievement list. Second place and silver medal went to Russian Elena Sokolova who leaped 7.07 meters. 
 
Janay Deloach from USA jumped in the bronze medal position. In her fifth attempt as she moved out from the podium Latvian medal hope Ineta Radevicha. 
 
 
Position Bib Athlete Country Mark Wind .
1 3312 Brittney Reese  USA 7.12 (0.8) .
2 2897 Elena Sokolova  RUS 7.07 (0.5) (PB)
3 3284 Janay DeLoach  USA 6.89 (0.2) .
4 2407 Ineta Radevica  LAT 6.88 (1.2) (SB)
5 2882 Anna Nazarova  RUS 6.77 (0.5) .
6 2869 Lyudmila Kolchanova  RUS 6.76 (0.0) .
7 1191 Nastassia Mironchyk - Ivanova  BLR 6.72 (0.0) .
8 1784 Éloyse Lesueur  FRA 6.67 (-0.2) .
9 1873 Shara Proctor  GBR 6.55 (0.2) .
10 1197 Veronika Shutkova  BLR 6.54 (1.4) .
11 2957 Ivana Španovic  SRB 6.35 (0.9) .
. 3095 Karin Mey Melis  TUR DNS

 
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