US sweeps 100 hurdles

Gold medal winner United States' Brianna Rollins, center, silver medal winner United States' Nia Ali, right, and bronze medal winner United States' Kristi Castlin celebrate after the women's 100-meter hurdles final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Gold medal winner United States’ Brianna Rollins, center, silver medal winner United States’ Nia Ali, right, and bronze medal winner United States’ Kristi Castlin celebrate after the women’s 100-meter hurdles final during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The United States swept the medals in the 100-meter hurdles, with Brianna Rollins winning in 12.48 seconds. Nia Ali had silver and Kristi Castlin claimed the bronze. American Tori Bowie picked up bronze in the women’s 200 meters, which was won by Elaine Thompson of Jamaica.

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