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Track & Field

Sweep has US back on track

Taylor caps comeback, leads way in hurdles

It wasn't quite as easy as 1-2-3, but Angelo Taylor (right, gold), Kerron Clement (left, silver), and Bershawn Jackson (bronze) were all smiles after the race. It wasn't quite as easy as 1-2-3, but Angelo Taylor (right, gold), Kerron Clement (left, silver), and Bershawn Jackson (bronze) were all smiles after the race. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
By Shira Springer
Globe Staff / August 19, 2008

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As soon as Angelo Taylor, Kerron Clement, and Bershawn Jackson swept the 400-meter hurdle final, the trio began a victory celebration draped in American flags. It was a welcome sight at the National Stadium for the US team. Up until that point, it had been a rare sight. Until last night, the usually dominant US track team had ... (Full article: 464 words)

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