Megan Tapper captures historic hurdles medal at Olympics

Megan Tapper celebrates bronze medal in Tokyo

Megan Tapper made history for Team Jamaica 🇯🇲 in the women’s 100 m hurdles final on Sunday night in Tokyo.

Tapper secured bronze 🥉(12.55 secs) in the event, becoming the first Jamaican woman to medal in the event at the Olympics!

World record holder, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn of Puerto Rico won the race in 12.36 seconds. Kendra Harrison (12.52 secs) of the United States got silver.

Tapper’s teammate, Britany Anderson, finished 8th with a time of 13.24 seconds.

The bronze medal win puts Team Jamaica at four medals (1 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze).


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