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WOMAN RUNS THIRD-BEST 100

THESSALONIKI, Greece - It would take something special to upstage Usain Bolt at the World Athletics Special. Carmelita Jeter provided it.

The 29-year-old Californian ran the fastest women's 100 meters in 11 years, winning in 10.67 seconds and blowing away world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser. Florence Griffith-Joyner's world record from 1988 is 10.49. Marion Jones clocked 10.65 in 1998.

Bolt won the 200 meters, his last race of the season, in 19.68. Wallace Spearmon of the United States was second in 20.21.

In Johannesburg, Athletics South Africa president Leonard Chuene, who left the IAAF board to protest sex tests it ordered on Caster Semenya in August, is rejoining the board to fight for the runner whose gender has been questioned. Chuene said Semenya, 18, a university student in Pretoria, had been receiving counseling, and has the support of friends and family, after Australian media reported Friday that tests show she has no ovaries or uterus and internal testes that produce large amounts of testosterone. "From where we are sitting, she appears strong," he said.

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