Great women’s 100m final in Osaka

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I just saw the WCSN broadcast of the women’s 100m final and man was that close. It looked like Lauren had won with 5m to go and then a group of athletes came storming up. I can’t recall another 100m final in Olympic or World Champs history where there were so many people so close together.

Position  Lane  Bib  Athlete  Country  Mark  React 
577  Veronica Campbell  JAM  11.01  0.167 
1007  Lauryn Williams  USA  11.01  0.145 
972  Carmelita Jeter  USA  11.02  0.189 
959  Torri Edwards  USA  11.05  0.141 
239  Kim Gevaert  BEL  11.05  0.143 
429  Christine Arron  FRA  11.08  0.164 
586  Kerron Stewart  JAM  11.12  0.177 
708  Oludamola Osayomi  NGR  11.26  0.175 

With a 2,3,4 finish and Sanya Richards AND Allyson Felix waiting in the wings, the US looks as strong as ever on the women’s short sprint scene.

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