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U.S. gets revenge in women´s 4x400m relay

Source: Xinhua | 08-23-2008 21:53

Special Report:   2008 Beijing Olympic Games

BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Team U.S.A., which lost chance to compete for both the men's and women's 4x100m relays, got revenge on Saturday evening by winning the women's 4x400m relay gold at the Beijing Olympic Games.

Runners of the United States celebrate after the women's 4x400m relay final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 23, 2008. The team of the United States won the title with 3:18.54.(Xinhua/Liao Yujie)
Runners of the United States celebrate after the women's 4x400m 
relay final at the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's 
Nest, during Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Aug. 
23, 2008. The team of the United States won the title with 
3:18.54.(Xinhua/Liao Yujie)

Sanya Richards, the U.S. anchor in the relay who won the bronze medal in the women's 400m race, overtook Anastasia Kapachinskaya of Russia in final strides to the finish line, with a result of 3 minutes and 18.54 seconds.

Russia got the silver in 3:18.82 and Jamaica the bronze in 3:20.40.


Editor:Xiong Qu