Aug 12, 2012 1:48 AM
LONDON (AP) - Anna Chicherova of Russia won the women's Olympic high jump gold medal Saturday.
Chicherova, who returned to competition and won the world title last year after taking the 2010 season off to have a baby, cleared 2.05 meters to win the title.
University of Arizona senior Brigetta Barrett of the United States won the silver with fewer misses than Svetlana Shkolina of Russia. Both cleared 2.03 meters.
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