Women's 200 m final: Gold for Felix

4:22 PM, Aug 8, 2012   |    comments
Allyson Felix in an early women's 200m heat on Monday, Aug. 6, 2012 in London. (Getty Images)
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LONDON -- Allyson Felix of the U.S. finally got her Olympic gold in the 200 meters Wednesday night, overtaking two-time 100 champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica down the stretch to win in 21.88 seconds.

Felix, a silver medalist in the 200 in 2004 and 2008, was behind coming off the turn but powered past Fraser-Pryce over the last 40 meters.

Fraser-Pryce got the silver in 22.09. Carmelita Jeter of the U.S. was third in 22.14 for the bronze, her second medal of the London Games after a silver in the 100.

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