Aries Merritt led a 1-2 finish for the United States in the Olympic 110-meter hurdles, winning in 12.92 seconds Wednesday night. Defending champion Dayron Robles of Cuba pulled up midway through and clutched his right hamstring.
Allyson Felix ran a lifetime-best 21.69 seconds in the 200-meter final on a rain-soaked track Saturday night. She easily pulled away from the field, no signs of the stress from the last week weighing her down.
Carmelita Jeter of the United States won the women's 100 meters at the world championships on Monday, while the men's 110-meter hurdles ended in controversy with apparent race winner Dayron Robles of Cuba disqualified.