Watch the Women’s 100-Meter Final
Slate’s interactive, stick-figure re-enactment of track and field’s showcase event.
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On Saturday night, Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce won her second straight gold medal in the 100-meter dash, edging out the USA’s Carmelita Jeter and her countrywoman Veronica Campbell-Brown. If you missed the action from London’s Olympic Stadium, you can watch it here on Slate, where we’ve created an instant replay using our patented stick-figure interactive technology. Click “Start” below to watch how the race played out. And if you want to see more, check out our simulations of how modern Olympic heroes would do against stars from earlier eras in the 100-meter dash, swimming’s 100-meter freestyle, the long jump, and the discus.
Women's 100-meter dash
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Chris Kirk is Slate's Interactives Editor.