Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins gold in 100M hurdles, Keni Harrison earns silver

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games - Day 10 - Athletics
<small>(Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)<small>

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What a run from two former Wildcat track stars.

During Sunday night’s 100-meter hurdles event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, who ran track and field at the University of Kentucky from 2015-18, won the GOLD MEDAL with a time of 12.37. Her gold medal victory was the first-ever in an athletic event by Team Puerto Rico. Right behind Camacho-Quinn was another former ‘Cat, Keni Harrison, who earned a silver medal with a time of 12.52 for Team USA. Harrison attended Kentucky from 2015-17.

“It brought me back to Kentucky days,” Harrison said after the race. Camacho-Quinn and Harrison ran side-by-side in the final race.

Two Wildacts, two medals in one event. That’s how you represent the Big Blue Nation.

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