Carmelita Jeter
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London Olympics | Women’s 100m race

Carmelita Jeter
Carmelita Jeter carries the American flag after winning the silver medal in the 100 meters at the 2012 London Olympics. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
American sprinters
American sprinters, from left, Tianna Madison, Carmelita Jeter and Allyson Felix watch the replay after the 100m race. Jeter was the only one to place, taking home a silver medal. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Happy Jamaicans
Gold medal winner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, right, and bronze medal winner Veronica Campbell-Brown embrace after the 100-meter finals. Both are from Jamaica.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce is all smiles after winning the 100-meter race. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Women’s 100m finish line
Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, left, crosses the finish line to win gold ahead of United States’ Carmelita Jeter, center, Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown, second from right, Ivory Coast’s Murielle Ahoure, right, and Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare, second from left, in the women’s 100-meter final. (Mark Duncan / Associated Press)
Carmelita Jeter
Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, left, defeats Carmelita Jeter of the U.S., right, and Nigeria’s Blessing Okagbare to win the 100-meter gold. Jeter won the silver. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)