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Jamaica's Fraser cruises to 100-meter gold in 10.78 seconds

Updated: August 18, 2008, 5:46 AM ET
Associated Press

BEIJING -- A few fun-loving fresh faces have suddenly turned Jamaica into the "World's Fastest Nation."

And that supposed U.S. track and field juggernaut? Well, things aren't quite going to plan.

Right fist thrust overhead as she crossed the finish line all alone, silver braces shining in the Bird's Nest lights as she hopped in celebration like the 21-year-old she is, little-known Shelly-Ann Fraser won the women's 100 meters Sunday night in 10.78 seconds to help make these ...

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