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Jamaican Fraser-Pryce edges opponents for second straight Olympic gold

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Jamaica's Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, center, and Trinidad's Kelly-Ann Baptiste, right, compete in the women's 100-meter semifinal during athletics competition in the Olympic Stadium at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012, in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Of course the gold medal stays in Jamaica. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce wouldn't have it any other way.

Her golden necklace banging against her chin, the bubbly Jamaican made it back-to-back Olympic titles in the women's 100 meters Saturday night, closing ground over the last 20 meters and leaning at the line to win in 10.75 seconds and edge American Carmelita Jeter by .03 seconds.

Fraser-Pryce became the first woman to repeat in the 100 since Gail Devers of the U.S. did it in 1992 and 1996.

Veronica Campbell-Brown finished third for her second career 100-meter bronze. Jamaica fell out of the running for a repeat of its sweep in Beijing after 2008 silver medalist Kerron Stewart failed to make it through the semifinals.