The best race: World Cham­pi­onships, Stuttgart 1993

Athletics Weekly - - Statistics -

AT the Barcelona Olympics, Gail Dev­ers won by one hun­dredth of a sec­ond. Her mar­gin in Ger­many was a lot closer.

Dev­ers got a good start and eased into a small lead. Mer­lene Ottey, so of­ten a sil­ver or bronze medal­list, be­gan to close and looked like she was past Dev­ers as the line ap­proached. How­ever the Amer­i­can dipped first with her chest and then with her head – the judges de­cid­ing that she had won by a thou­sandth of a sec­ond (10.811) from Ottey (10.812).

Gail Dev­ers:Olympic and world champsvic­tory 13141515 16/17 1819

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