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Russia wins women´s 4X100m relay gold

Source: Xinhua | 08-22-2008 21:51

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Russia scored a surprise win in thewomen's 4x100 meters relay at the Beijing Olympic Games here on Friday.

The Russian quartet, including Evgeniya Polyakova, Aleksandra Fedoriva, Yulia Gushchina and Yuliya Chermoshanskaya, clocked a season best of 42.31 seconds for the gold. Belgium took the silver in 42.54 seconds and Nigeria won the bronze in 43.04.

Pre-race favorite Jamaica did not finish the race.


Editor:Zhao Shanchao