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Originally published August 29, 2011 at 6:02 AM | Page modified August 29, 2011 at 9:05 AM

Jeter wins women's 100 at world championships

Carmelita Jeter of the United States beat Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica to win the women's 100 meters at the world championships on Monday.

The Associated Press

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DAEGU, South Korea —

Carmelita Jeter of the United States beat Veronica Campbell-Brown of Jamaica to win the women's 100 meters at the world championships on Monday.

Kelly-Ann Baptiste of Trinidad and Tobago took bronze.

Defending champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce had the best start but Jeter swept past her with about 40 meters to go and finished in 10.90 seconds. Campbell-Brown ran in the outside lane and finished in 10.97 seconds. Baptiste had a time of 10.98.

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