Veronica Campbell Upsets Jeter & Felix at 200m (Video), Daegu World Championships 2011

>> September 03, 2011

Veronica Campbell-Brown finally topped the podium finishers in the women's 200m after across the line ahead of the newly crowned world 100m champion Carmelita Jeter of USA and three-times world 200m champion Allyson Felix. The 29-year-old surged out of the blocks and took the lead, despite of Jeter came close at the home straight but Campbell-Brown's strong speed endurance denied it to finish in a moderate 22.22s against a headwind -1.0.

Jeter bagged the silver medal in a time of 22.37s while Allyson Felix who expected to win her fourth 200m world titles satisfied in third for bronze (22.42s). Felix ran the 400m earlier and won a silver medal with a lifetime best performance 49.59s.

Results (Wind -1.0)
1, Veronica Campbell Brown, JAM, 22.22 SB
2, Carmelita Jeter, USA, 22.37
3, Allyson Felix, USA, 22.42
4, Shalonda Solomon, USA 22.61
5, Kerron Stewart, JAM, 22.70
6, Debbie Ferguson McKenzie, JAM, 22.96
7, Hrystyna Stuy, UKR, 23.03
8, Sherone Simpson, JAM, 23.17

Video of 200m Women Final - IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011

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