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Olympics track and field: Women's 400m hurdles

3:11 PM, Aug 8, 2012   |    comments
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Natalya Antyukh (US Presswire)

LONDON (AP) - Natalya Antyukh of Russia wins Olympic gold medal in women's 400-meter hurdles.

American Lashinda Demus won the silver medal. 

Americans T'erea Brown and Georganne Moline did not medal.

The 31-year-old Antyukh, a bronze medalist in the 400 at the 2004 Athens Olympics, won in 52.70 seconds, just 0.06 outside the Olympic record set by Melaine Walker in Beijing.

Demus took silver in 52.77 and Zuzana Hejnova of the Czech Republic got the bronze medal in 53.38.

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