| London: Double world champion Brittney Reese leaped 7.12 metres to win Olympic gold in the women`s long jump Wednesday.
Russia`s Yelena Sokolova posted a personal best of 7.07 metres for silver.
Janay Deloach of the US snatched the bronze medal by just one centimetre with her last jump of 6.89, leaving Latvia`s Ineta Radevica out of the medals.
Anna Nazarova, who has jumped 7.11 this year, had to settle for fifth with 6.77.
First Published: Thursday, August 09, 2012, 03:26