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Fraser-Pryce storms to 3rd 100m title
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 25 - 08 - 2015

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica (L) celebrates winning the women's 100 metres final ahead of Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica during the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

• Kemboi wins 4th straight world steeplechase gold
• Cheruiyot reclaims 10,000m title
• Barber wins men's world pole vault event
BEIJING — Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won an unprecedented third women's 100 meters world title with a comprehensive victory here Monday.
The double Olympic champion clocked 10.76 seconds to edge out Dutchwoman Dafne Schippers, who took silver in 10.81 with American Tori Bowie third in 10.86 at the Bird's Nest stadium. Kenya's Ezekiel Kemboi continued his amazing medal streak by winning a fourth consecutive world steeplechase gold.
The 33-year-old, a two-time Olympic champion (2004 and 2012) who has also won three world silvers, timed 8min 11.28sec for gold, holding off Kenyan teammate Conseslus Kipruto in the final straight.
Kipruto claimed silver in 8:12.38 with another Kenyan, Brimin Kiprop Kipruto, completing the podium with bronze (8:12.54).
This season's world No. 1 Jairus Birech, a three-time winner on the Diamond League circuit this year, finished fourth in 8:12.62, just ahead of Americans Daniel Huling and Evan Jager.
Kenya's Vivian Cheruiyot won back the women's 10,000m world title Monday, producing a commanding last-lap surge for victory just a year after starting a family.
Cheruiyot, who previously claimed the 10km title in Daegu in 2011 and is also a two-time world 5,000m champion, clocked a winning time of 31 minutes, 41.41 seconds in Beijing.
World No. 1 and former world indoor 1,500m champion Gelete Burka of Ethiopia claimed silver in 31:41.77, while American Emily Infeld took bronze (31:43.49).
Colombia's Caterine Ibarguen comfortably retained her world triple jump title. The 31-year-old stretched her winning streak to 29 competitions by managing a best of 14.90 meters for gold.
Israel's Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko took silver with a national record of 14.78m and Olympic champion Olga Rypakova of Kazakhstan the bronze (14.77).
Canada's Shawnacy Barber prolonged Frenchman Renaud Lavillenie's world championship jinx by snatching men's pole vault gold. Barber managed a best of 5.90 meters, winning on countback from defending champion Raphael Holzdeppe of Germany at the Bird's Nest stadium.
Olympic champion and world record holder Lavillenie could only clear 5.80 and shared bronze with Polish pair Piotr Lisek and Pawel Wojciechowski as his challenge fell flat again.
Gatlin defends mom
If you heckle Justin Gatlin's mom, he will respond — even if he's in the middle of an awards ceremony. Standing on the podium after receiving his 100m silver medal Monday at the world championships, the American sprinter gestured toward a heckler who was bothering his mother in the stands.
He scowled and pointed in the direction of the offender. “I was like, ‘Hey, chill out with that. Be a gentleman,'” Gatlin told the Associated Press.
Gatlin has been a controversial figure in the sport since his return from a four-year doping ban in 2010. After losing to Usain Bolt in a tight race the night before, Gatlin was asked over and over if he thought his loss was good for sprinting. There were some who portrayed his race with Bolt as “Good vs. Evil.”
That, he can handle. But this, he insisted, crossed the line. “No one has to talk disrespectful to anybody,” Gatlin said. “We're just here to run.
They pay tickets to see us run. Let us run and do what we do.” Gatlin made eye contact with his mother just before receiving his medal from IAAF President Lamine Diack.
He seemed perturbed and his eyes wandered into the stands as Diack approached to place the medal around his neck.
Once Diack moved past him to give Bolt his gold medal, Gatlin glared at someone and then pointed with his right finger.
He said he could tell the person confronting his mother wasn't being friendly. “I could see it in my mom's face,” the 33-year-old Gatlin said. “Because she's my mom.”
Gatlin returns to the track Tuesday for the opening round of the 200. He is trying to forget about his stumble that cost him a chance at beating Bolt in the 100 and is looking forward to another shot against the powerful Jamaican. “I am in a good place,” Gatlin said. “I feel really excited about the 200. I think I can do some damage.” — Agencies

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