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The Golden Girls - the famous winning quartet from 2000

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Happy Olympic anniversary Pauline Davis-Thompson

IT took her fifth and final Olympic Games in 2000 in Sydney, Australia for Pauline Davis-Thompson to ascend the podium to finally secure her elusive individual track and field medal on the world’s biggest sporting stage.

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THE Bahamas has a rich history of success in relay events and since the “Golden Girls” rose to prominence in the late 1990s, have been one of the leaders in the field.

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World Relays a ticket to paradise

WHEN Pauline Davis Thompson celebrated her relay team’s gold-winning performance at the 2000 Olympic Games, she didn’t believe her home country would host a major athletic event in her lifetime.

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Golden Inspiration

BAHAMIAN athletes are still to win a medal in the London 2012 Olympic Games. But they are poised for success in two of the last great Olympic competitions this week - the Women’s 4 x 100m Relay and the Men’s 4 x 400m Relay.


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