Rio 2016: How ‘SWEEP’ it is..Rollins, Ali, Castlin go 1, 2, 3 in Women’s 100m Hurdles

Rio DeJaniero ~ 100m Hurdler Brianna Rollins, led the first-ever U.S. sweep of an Olympic Women’s track event. Rollins, along with teammates Nia Ali and Kristi Castlin completed the first U.S. sweep of Women’s 100m hurdles in Olympic history.  Rollins finished first with a time of 12.48, followed by Ali in 12.59 seconds and Castlin in 12.61 seconds.  It was the first time a nation swept the podium in the event. 

The trio were also the top three qualifiers for Rio after going 1-2-3 at the U.S. Olympic Trials.  Rollins won the trials with a time of 12.34, Castlin was second (12.50), and Ali was third (12:55).

(watch race here)

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Denise J. Saul is the Founder/President of WSEN-Women's Sports & Entertainment Network.

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