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Jamaica: Gold Medal

“What a difference a day makes!” remarks CityGirl : Her disappointment in Jamaican Asafa Powell's performance as he lost the World Championships Men's 100m Final yesterday has been redeemed by Veronica Campbell's 100m gold medal – the first ever for the island in these games.

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