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United States make clean sweep in men’s 400m

The United States have won every medal in the men’s 400 meters at the Beijing Olympics.
The gold medal went to LaShawn Merritt, silver to Jeremy Wariner and bronze to David Neville.

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Gold again on the track for Jamaica, with Melanie Walker setting an Olympic record of 52.64 in the women’s 400m hurdles.

Sheena Tosta from the United States won the silver with a time of 53.70.
Tasha Danvers from Great Britain won the bronze - 53.84.

Christine Ohuruogu from Great Britain has won the gold medal in the women’s 400 meters with a time of 49.62.
Shericka Williams of Jamaica won the silver medal and Sanya Richards from the United States won the bronze.

Stephanie Rice has won Australia’s first gold medal in the women’s 400 Individual Medley. She did it in a record time of 4:29.45.
Kirsty Coventory from Zimbabwe finished second and Katie Hoff from the United States finished in third place to take the bronze medal.

At the 2004 Olympic games, Jeremy Wariner became the first white man in 24 years to win an Olympic sprint medal.
He is going into the Beijing Olympics as favorite in the mens 400 meters. At the final of the U.S. Olympic trials Wariner finished second to LaShawn Merritt. Some people are questioning [...]