Daily Archives: August 18, 2016

Guyana– Latest News from various sources – August 18, 2016

Guyana: LATEST NEWS – 18 August 2016 – Kaieteur News… (see other News sources at the end of this entry)

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Rio2016: Elaine Thompson confirmed as the world’s fastest woman with 200m gold

Elaine Thompson confirmed as the world’s fastest woman with 200m gold

  • Jamaican secures 100m-200m double by edging out Dafne Schippers
  • ‘I let my light shine tonight,’ says Thompson after winning in 21.78 sec
Sprinter Elaine Thompson
Jamaican Elaine Thompson has added 200m sprint gold to her 100m title earlier in the Rio Games, confirming herself as the fastest woman on earth. Photograph: Lukas Coch/EPA

Elaine Thompson ended any lingering doubts about who is the fastest women on the planet by completing a famous 100m and 200m sprint double – the first since Florence Griffith Joyner at the Seoul Olympics in 1988. The Jamaican held off the challenge from pre-race favourite Dafne Schippers, who loomed but never delivered, to take gold in 21.78 sec, the fastest time in the world this year.  Continue reading

Guyana Government News Brief – August 17, 2016 – GINA video

GINA logoGuyana Government News Brief – August 17, 2016

Guyana 411 – Peoples, History, Present, Future – GINA Video

GINA logoGuyana 411 – Peoples, History, Present, Future – GINA Video

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