Tuesday 17 October, 2017

LONDON 2017: Sally Pearson wins gold in 100-metre hurdles

Australia's Sally Pearson crosses the line to win the gold in the women's 100-meter hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Australia's Sally Pearson crosses the line to win the gold in the women's 100-meter hurdles final during the World Athletics Championships in London Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Sally Pearson is back and getting another gold medal at the Olympic Stadium in London.

Five years after winning the 100-metre hurdles at the London Games, Pearson won the 2017 IAAF World Championship title in 12.59 seconds after missing much of the past two seasons because of injury.

American veteran Dawn Harper Nelson was second, .04 seconds behind, and Pamela Dutiewicz of Germany took bronze in 12.72.

World-record holder Kendra Harrison finished fourth.