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Elaine Thompson-Herah ran the joint second fastest time in history as she retained her Olympic 100 meter crown on Saturday ahead of pre-race favorite Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a Jamaican podium sweep.

Thompson-Herah, who won the sprint double at the Rio Olympics in 2016, had come into the marquee event very much in the shadow of Fraser-Pryce.

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