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Jamaica's Thompson surges to 100 meters title

Jamaica's Thompson wins women's 100 metres

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Jamaica's Elaine Thompson won the Olympic women's 100 meters gold medal with a time of 10.71 seconds in the final on Saturday, beating two-time defending champion and compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce into third place.

The 24-year-old Thompson finished ahead of American Tori Bowie in 10.83 with Fraser-Pryce taking bronze in 10.86.

SEE MORE: Everything you need to know about the Summer Olympics

The finalists finished very tightly grouped with each running under 11 seconds apart from Jamaica's Christina Williams.

Fraser-Pryce's time was her fastest of the season.

(Reporting by Nick Mulvenney and Scott Malone, editing by Ed Osmond)

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