Jamaica's Campbell-Brown wins women's 200m
Beijing, China (Sports Network) - Jamaica claimed another gold medal in track and field at the Beijing Olympics on Thursday, as Veronica Campbell-Brown won the women's 200 meters.
Campbell-Brown defended her gold medal from the Athens Games, winning the race with a personal-best run of 21.74 seconds. American sprinter Allyson Felix, the silver medalist in Athens, was second to Campbell-Brown once again, finishing in 21.93 seconds.
Jamaica also won the bronze medal as Kerron Stewart posted a time of 22- seconds flat, crossing the finish line just .01 seconds ahead of Muna Lee of the U.S. Stewart also took the silver medal in the 100 at these Games.
Marshevet Hooker of the U.S. finished in fifth place.
Led by men's sprinter Usain Bolt, who won both the 100 and 200 in world record times, the Jamaicans have won nine medals, including five gold, in Beijing and all of them have come in the track and field competition.
08/21 07:54:07 ET