London 2012: Richards-Ross wins women's 400m gold

AFP, Sunday 5 Aug 2012

American Sanya Richards-Ross won the women's 400 metres Olympic title here on Sunday in a time of 49.55 seconds


Defending champion Christine Ohuruogu of Great Britain finished second in 49.70 while DeeDee Trotter of the United States took bronze in 49.72.

Richards-Ross, 27, became the first American to win the Olympic title since Valerie Brisco-Hooks in Los Angeles in 1984.

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