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Russia win women’s 4×100 meter relay

Russia have won the gold medal in the women’s 4×100 meter relay at the Beijing Olympics with a time of 42.31 seconds.
Belgium won the silver and Nigeria won the bronze after the Jamaican team fumbled the baton.
Russia
POLYAKOVA Evgeniya
FEDORIVA Aleksandra
GUSHCHINA Yulia
CHERMOSHANSKAYA Yuliya
Belgium
BORLEE Olivia
MARIEN Hanna
OUEDRAOGO Elodie
GEVAERT Kim
Nigeria
IDOKO Franca
KEMASUODE Gloria
ISMAILA Halimat
OSAYOMI Oludamola

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