Elaine Thompson-Herah is an Olympic champion once again.
After the Jamaican track star became the fastest woman alive in Saturday’s 100-meter final, she smoked the rest of the field in Tuesday’s 200-meter race to take home the gold in a time of 21.53 seconds.
Elaine Thompson-Herah completes the double-double! 🥇She wins the women's 100m and 200m. #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/e6wu5eezFs— #TokyoOlympics (@NBCOlympics) August 3, 2021
Elaine Thompson-Herah completes the double-double! 🥇She wins the women's 100m and 200m. #TokyoOlympics pic.twitter.com/e6wu5eezFs
Namibia’s Christine Mboma won silver in a time of 21.81 while Team USA’s Gabby Thomas took home bronze.
The win brings Thompson-Herah’s career Olympic gold total to four, adding to the two golds that she won in Rio in the 100m and 200m.