Fraser-Pryce gets triple gold in 4x100 relay

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Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce competes to win the women's 4x100-meter relay final at the World Athletics Championships in the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
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MOSCOW (AP) — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the first woman in world championships history to sweep the sprint events when she anchored Jamaica to gold in the 4x100-meter relay final Sunday.

Fraser-Pryce, the 100 and 200 champion, got the baton with a big lead already. But, with her pink hair extensions slapping the air behind her, she kept building on it to cross in a championship record of 41.29 seconds.

Later Sunday, Usain Bolt can get his second golden triple at the world championships and lead Jamaica to the first sweep of all sprint events — men and women — when he anchors the men's relay team.

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