Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah successfully won Olympic 100m crown today,. She won at Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium in 10.61sec, with two-time champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce winning silver in 10.74 and Shericka Jackson winning bronze in 10.76. Thompson-Herah’s Olympic record is the second-fastest time in history of 10.61 marked by the late Florence Griffith-Joyner.
This is for the first Jamaican winning of the medals since the women did it at the 2008 Beijing Games
“I am really excited to come back and retain my title. My chest hurts, I am so happy,” Thompson-Herah said.