Belarus' Yuliya Nesterenko became the fastest woman in the world, winning the 100m gold medal at the Olympic Games here Saturday evening.
|Belarus' Yuliya Nesterenko won the gold medal in the women's 100 metres final at the Athens Olympic Games August 21, 2004. Nesterenko finished the race with a time of 10.93 seconds.|
The 25-year-old, who had led all three qualifying rounds, clocked 10.93 seconds for the gold.
Lauryn Williams of the United States, 20, took the silver with a personal best of 10.96 seconds and Jamaica's Veronica Campbell won the bronze in 10.97.
Nesterenko had not achieved impressive results before coming to Athens but a third-place finish in this year's World Indoor Championships.
Following are the results of the women's 100 meters final at the Athens Olympic Games here Saturday evening:
1. Yuliya Nesterenko, Belarus, 10.93 seconds
2. Lauryn Williams, United States, 10.96
3. Veronica Campbell, Jamaica, 10.97
4. Ivet Lalova, Bulgaria, 11.00
5. Aleen Bailey, Jamaica, 11.05
6. Sherone Simpson, Jamaica, 11.07
7. Debbie Ferguson, Bahamas, 11.16
8. LaTasha Colander, United States, 11.18