first_imgRIO DE JANEIRO — Brianna Rollins won gold last night in the 100-meter hurdles at Olympic Stadium, leading an American sweep.Rollins won in 12.48 seconds, followed by Nia Ali (12.59) and Kristi Castlin (12.61).It’s the first sweep of this event in Olympic history, and it comes one day after the U.S. men were shut out of the 110 hurdles for the first time (in a non-boycotted Olympics).Rollins, who turns 25 today, is the 2013 world champion and former American recordholder. She claims her first Olympic gold..Ali is a two-time world indoor champion in the 60 hurdles.last_img

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