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Ohuruogu wins women´s 400m gold

Source: | 08-19-2008 22:37

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

(BEIJING, August 19) -- Christine Ohuruogu of the Great Britain won the gold medal in the Women's 400m with her seasonal best time of 49.62 seconds on August 19, at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain reacts after the women's 400m final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 19, 2008. Christine Ohuruogu won the match. (Xinhua/Guo Dayue)
Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain reacts after the women's 400m 
final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, 
during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 19, 2008. 
Christine Ohuruogu won the match. (Xinhua/Guo Dayue)

Shericka Williams of Jamaica took silver with a time of 49.69s, while Sanya Richards of the Untied States crossed the finish line third in 49.93s to win bronze.