[Gold]Lashinda Demus, U.S.
[Silver]Sheena Johnson, U.S.
[Bronze]Jana Pittman, Australia
Fight fan Pittman bought a boxer pup named Cassius before winning worlds.
4 x 100-meter relay
East Germany's world record (41.37 seconds) has stood since 1985.
4 x 400-meter relay
The U.S. has never held the world record in this event heading into an Olympics.
[Gold]Yelena Nikolayeva, Russia
[Silver]Hongjuan Song, China
[Bronze]Gillian O'Sullivan, Ireland
O'Sullivan is known as the Firewoman because of her flaming red hair.
[Gold]Hestrie Cloete, South Africa
[Silver]Yelena Slesarenko, Russia
[Bronze]Venelina Veneva, Bulgaria
Cloete tied for the best Sydney jump, but took silver with more misses.