Elaine Thompson-Herah wins women’s 200m final to complete Olympic double-double

Elaine Thompson-Herah wins women’s 200m final to complete Olympic double-double
The Jamaican won the 100m and 200m titles in Rio and has matched the achievement in Tokyo

Elaine Thompson-Herah has won the women’s 200m final at the Olimpiese Spele in Tokio.

The Jamaican, who won gold in the women’s 100m, clocked a time of 21.53 seconds – the second fastest ever in the history of the women’s event.

Thompson-Herah’s stunning victory confirms a double-double, with the 29-year-old having also won 100m and 200m gold at the 2016 Games in Rio.

Namibia’s Christine Mboma claimed silver, ahead of bronze medalist Gabrielle Thomas of Team USA.

Thompson-Herah’s compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who won silver in the 100m, finished fourth.

1) Elaine Thompson-Herah (JAM) – 21.53 sekondes

2) Christine Mboma (NAM) – 21.81

3) Gabrielle Thomas (USA) – 21.87

4) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (JAM) – 21.94

5) Marie-Josee Ta Lou (CIV) – 22.27

6) Beatrice Masilingi (NAM) – 22.28

7) Mujinga Kambundji (SWI) – 22.30

8) Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH) – 24.00

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