Great Olympic moments: Barcelona 1992 Women's 100m Final

Gail Devers runs down the track during the 100m at the Olympic Games in Barcelona.
Gail Devers runs down the track during the 100m at the Olympic Games in Barcelona.

With Tokyo 2020 now just one year away, it’s time to relive some of the greatest Olympic moments in history. Today, 1 August 2020, the Barcelona 1992 women's 100m final.

The schedule for Tokyo 2020 has been confirmed, venues announced and while athletes around the world are busy gearing up to qualify for the greatest show on Earth, it's time to enjoy 16 days full of the most unforgettable, inspiring and exciting memories from the past as preparations for Tokyo 2020 gather pace!

Barcelona 1992 Women's 100m Final

It has been dubbed the closest-ever 100m final, with Barcelona 1992 being the stage for a race that will live long in the memory. Florence Griffith-Joyner, the 1988 Seoul Games gold medallist, had retired from competition meaning a new champion would be crowned. But who would come out on top from an all-star line-up which included Merlene Ottey (Jamaica), Gwen Torrence (USA), Anelia Nuneva (Bulgaria) and Gail Devers (USA)?

Women's 100m Final | Barcelona 1992 | Great Olympic Moments
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