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I was blessed with a long career where I won gold medals for myself and my country. Nothing stands out as a disappointment.

Gail Devers

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On February 2 2007 at the age of 40 Devers edged 2004 Olympic champion Joanna Hayes to win the 60 m hurdles event at the Millrose Games in 7. Again both were awarded the same time but Devers was judged to have finiGail Deversd first and became the first woman to retain the Olympic 100 m title since Wyomia Tyus. See the race
In 1993 Devers won the 100 m World Championship title after - again - a photo finish win over Merlene Ottey in an apparent dead heat and the 100 m hurdles title.

The following year Gail Devers was elected into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame. The photo finish showed Devers had narrowly beaten Jamaican Juliet Cuthbert. During her career Devers was notable for having exceptionally long heavily decorated fingernails.

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