Sally Pearson wins 100m hurdles
Australian Sally Pearson held her cool to produce a powerful finish to win the women's 100m hurdles at the London Olympics late last night
Pearson, who is also reigning world champion, clocked an impressive 12.35 seconds to set a new Olympic record. Pearson found some stiff opposition in defending champion Dawn Harper of the USA.
However, Pearson pulled away from the pack well in time, thereby ensuring Harper had to settle for the silver (12.37sec), while American Kellie Wells claimed bronze in 12.48 second.