Jamaica wins women's 4x100; Fraser-Pryce earns triple gold

The Canadian Press

8/18/2013 10:42:27 AM

MOSCOW -- Jamaica won the women's 4x100-meter relay Sunday at the world championships, giving Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce her third gold medal of the competition.

Carrie Russell, Kerron Stewart, Schillonie Calvert and Fraser-Pryce won in a championship record 41.29 seconds. Fraser-Pryce, who also won the 100 and 200, ran the anchor leg.

France took silver in 42.73 and the United States earned the bronze in 42.75.