SILVER AND GOLD

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United States'  Allyson Felix, second from right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, right, in the women's 200-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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United States' Allyson Felix, second from right, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, right, in the women's 200-meter final during the athletics in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce doesn't mind a silver to go with her gold.

The winner of the 100-meter dash followed it up with a runner-up finish to Allyson Felix of the U.S. in Wednesday night's 200 meters.

That didn't diminish the Jamaican's smile — or her status as one of the worlds top sprinters.

"I must admit, it was really, really hard to pick yourself up after 100 meters and do three more rounds of 200," she says. "Mentally, as an athlete, it's very difficult for me, especially the fact that it's my first double in a championship."

She says she's not sure she would agree to run the 200 again against such tough competition.

"I don't think you could ever put eight ladies like that again in a race," she says. "I would never run."

— Jenna Fryer — Twitter http://twitter.com/jennafryer

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