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Muhammad wins 400m women’s hurdles gold for US

Rio de Janeiro: Dalilah Muhammad, the 2013 World Championships silver medalist, won the 100th medal for the US Olympic team at the Rio Olympics after finishing first in the women’s 400-metre hurdles final in 53.13 seconds. Denmark’s Sara Petterson took silver with a new national record of 53.55 seconds ahead of American Ashley Spencer (53.72)

US’ Rollins wins Olympic 100m hurdles gold

Rio de Janeiro: Brianna Rollins secured the women’s 100m hurdles gold medal at the Rio Olympics as the United States claimed each of the top three places in final. Rollins, who turns 25 on Thursday, gave herself the perfect birthday gift by winning in 12.48 seconds at the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday, reports Xinhua Nia

Thompson clinches Jamaican sprint double as US sweep hurdles

Rio De Janeiro:  Elaine Thompson captured a magnificent Olympic sprint double for Jamaica as Brianna Rollins led a first ever clean sweep of medals for the United States in the 100m hurdles. Thompson, who sprinted to gold in the 100m on Saturday, stunned Dutch world champion Dafne Schippers to win the 200m in 21.78sec. Schippers,