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Jamaican Walker wins women´s 400m hurdles gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-20-2008 22:49

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- Jamaica's Melaine Walker clocked 52.62 seconds to win the women's 400m hurdles at the Olympic Games here on Wednesday.

Melaine Walker of Jamaica competes during the women's 400m hurdles final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 20, 2008. Melaine Walker won the title with 52.64 seconds and set a new Olympic record.(Xinhua/Jiao Weiping)
Melaine Walker of Jamaica competes during the women's 400m hurdles 
final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, 
during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 20, 2008. 
Melaine Walker won the title with 52.64 seconds and set a new Olympic 
record.(Xinhua/Jiao Weiping)

American Melaine Walker took the silver and Tasha Danvers of Britain got the bronze.