Jamaica’s Elaine Thompson won the gold medal in the Women’s 200m race of Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Thursday, August 17 at the Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Elaine Thompson clocked a time of 21.78 seconds, her seasons best time to beat Netherlands’ world champion Dafne Schippers by 0.13 seconds to win the gold medal.
It is Elaine Thompson’s second gold medal of Rio 2016 Olympic Games after winning gold in Women’s 100m race.
Dafne Schippers won the silver medal with a time of 21.88 seconds, her seasons best performance.
Tori Bowie of United States finished third with a time of 22.15 seconds to win the bronze medal.