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• Elaine Thompson takes 100m title in 10.71, Fraser-Pryce wins bronze

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Jamaica's Elaine Thompson won the women's 100m, while two-time Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce took bronze at the Rio Olympics.

The -24-year-old Elaine Thompson won the women's 100m title clocking 10.71 seconds beating  USA's s Tori Bowie (10.83) into  second place.

Thompson's training partner defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who suffered a foot injury earlier this summer,  took bronze in 10.86.

Meanwhile world silver medalist  Dafne Schippers of Netherlands finished in 5th place with a time of 10.90 seconds. 

Women's 100m Final Results

POS ATHLETE COUNTRY MARK REACTION TIME
1 Elaine THOMPSON JAMJAM 10.71 0.157
2 Tori BOWIE USAUSA 10.83 0.112
3 Shelly-Ann FRASER-PRYCE JAMJAM 10.86 SB 0.138
4 Marie-Josee TA LOU CIVCIV 10.86 PB 0.136
5 Dafne SCHIPPERS NEDNED 10.90 0.134
6 Michelle-Lee AHYE TTOTTO 10.92 0.132
7 English GARDNER USAUSA 10.94 0.148
8 Christania WILLIAMS JAMJAM 11.80 0.163



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