Jamaican Walker wins women's 400m hurdles gold - [Olympic]
(From L) Britain's Tasha Danvers, Jamaica's Melaine Walker and Sheena Tosta of the US compete during the women's 400m hurdles final at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 20, 2008. Walker won gold while Tosta took silver and Danvers claimed the bronze medal.[Agencies]
BEIJING--Jamaica's Melaine Walker clocked 52.62 seconds to win the women's 400m hurdles at the Olympic Games here on Wednesday.
American Melaine Walker took the silver in 53.70 seconds and Tasha Danvers of Britain got the bronze in 53.84.
Jamaica's Melaine Walker holds her national flag as she celebrates winning the women's 400m hurdles final at the National Stadium as part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 20, 2008. Jamaica's Melaine Walker won ahead of Sheena Tosta of the US and Britain's Tasha Danvers.[Agencies]
Tasha Danvers of Britain celebrates after coming in third in the women's 400m hurdles final of the athletics competition in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games August 20, 2008.[Agencies]