Thompson won the 100m in 10.71 on Saturday (13 Aug) and 200m in 21.78 on Wednesday (17 Aug).
100m (11.9)/200m (24.4).
Majorie Jackson (AUS)-Helsinki, Finland 1952
100m (11.65)/200m (23.89),
Betty Cuthbert (AUS)-Melbourne, Australia 1956
100m (11.82)/200m (23.55),
Wilma Rudolph (USA)-Rome, Italy1960
100m (11.18w)/200m (24.13),
Renate Stecher (East Germany)-Munch, West Germany1972
100m (11.07)/200m (22.40),
Florence Griffith Joyner (USA)-Seoul, South Korea1988
100m (10.54w)/200m (21.34)
Thompson is the first Jamaican to do sprint double.
Best double attempts by Jamaican….
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, 2012
Veronica Campbell-Brown, 2004
bronze 100m 10.97/gold 200m 22.04,
Merlene Ottey, 1996
silver 100m 10.96/silver 200m-22.24, 1984 bronze 100m 11.16/bronze 200m 22.09,
Juliet Cuthbert, 1992
silver 100m 10.83/silver 200m-22.02