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Rio Olympics: Tori Bowie wins silver in women’s 100 meter dash

USA's Tori Bowie celebrates after she won the

USA's Tori Bowie celebrates after she won the silver medal in the Women's 100m Final during the athletics event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro on August 13, 2016. Photo Credit: AFP/Getty Images / JOHANNES EISELE

All eyes were on double defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce. But it was her fellow-Jamaican Elaine Thompson who ran away with gold in the 100 meters.

Though Fraser-Pryce may have been first out of the blocks Saturday, Thompson powered through for the title in 10.71 seconds. American Tori Bowie lunged at the line for 10.83 and beat Fraser-Pryce by 0.03 seconds.

European champion Dafne Schippers had a bad start and finished fifth with 10.90.

Fraser-Pryce was seeking to become the first women in track to win three Olympic gold medals in a row.

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