Thompson-Herah becomes first woman to win 100m and 200m gold

Olympics

Elaine Thompson-Herah, of Jamaica celebrates after winning the gold medal in the final of the women’s 200-meter at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson-Herah won the 200m gold medal, recording the second fastest time ever.

She is the first woman in history to have won both the 100m and 200m gold medals in successive Olympic games.

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