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Canada’s Jessica Smith fails to advance to women’s 800-metre final

Canada's Jessica Smith runs in her women's 800m round 1 heat during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 8, 2012.

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Canada's Jessica Smith failed to advance to the final of the women's 800 metres Thursday. Smith finished seventh in her heat in a time of 2:01.90.

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Paul Waldie has been an award-winning journalist with The Globe and Mail for more than 10 years. He has won three National Newspaper Awards for business coverage and been nominated for a Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. He has also won a Sports Media Canada award for sports writing and authored a best-selling biography of the McCain family. More

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