Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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There will be no medal for Lolo Jones. She finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles on Tuesday. Sally Pearson provided a rare bright spot for Australia at the London Games, earning the country's fourth gold medal by edging defending champion Dawn Harper of the U.S. to win the event in an Olympics-record 12.35 seconds. Under a steady rain, Pearson barely crossed the line ahead of Harper, who was clocked in 12.37. The U.S. also took the bronze, with Kellie Wells finishing in 12.48. Jones, the favorite who fell at the ninth of 10 hurdles four years ago, was finished in 12.58. It took several seconds for the scoreboard at Olympic Stadium to display the final results, with Pearson and Harper both staring and waiting. When Pearson's named appeared first, she let out a yell, then dropped to her knees and fell on her back.
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