2012 Olympics Video: Allyson Felix Wins Gold in Women’s 200 Meters

| by Alex Groberman

The individual gold medal that had been eluding Allyson Felix since 2004 eludes her no more.

On Wednesday night, with the whole world watching, Felix beat out Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Price and fellow American Carmelita Jeter to capture first place in the women’s 200 meters. Her time? A pretty impressive 21.88 seconds.

Fraser-Price and Jeter came in at 22.09 and 22.14 seconds, respectively.

Jamaica's Veronica Campbell-Brown and America's Sanya-Richards Ross finished fourth and fifth.

Prior to Wednesday, Felix’s lone gold medal came by way of the 4x400 relay she won during the 2008 Beijing Games.

(Kudos USA Today)

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