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13 August 2017, 03:34 | Pamela Mathis
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Back at the stadium where she landed Olympic gold in 2012, Pearson shocked her American challengers, including world record holder Kendra Harrison, to take victory in 12.59 seconds.
The Australian was already seen as one of the greatest hurdlers of all time heading into this final, though her triumph here after a fractured wrist in 2015 and a hamstring injury in 2016 seeing her miss the World Championships and Olympics respectively will only add to her status as an all-time great.
Australia's Sally Pearson has capped an extraordinary comeback from injury by winning gold in the 100m hurdles at the world athletics championships.
"Far out", she said afterwards.
World record holder Kendra Harrison from the USA finished out of the medals in fourth place.
Harrison's problems started as she hit the first hurdle and dropped to seventh and it was only her detemination and class that saw her get back into contention to fight her way back to third and just make the final.
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Her long-time rival Dawn Harper-Nelson from the United States was second in 12.63 and Germany's Pamela Dutkiewicz claimed the bronze in 12.72.
Harrison faded to finish fourth.
"(Silver in) 2008 was a surprise, in a way that was just pure excitement", Pearson said.
"And with these world championships, yes it's a relief to get it done, but I think the last four years, 2013 even I had injuries, so year after year I had that and then to come out here, knowing I haven't been injured, that I'd done everything I possibly can". Her confidence will be sky-high after previously considering retirement, whilst Harper-Nelson, at the age of 33 has another medal in an illustrious career which includes the Olympic title nine years.
"It took me hours and hours and hours on the first day to write a program out and decide what was best for me and what I could and couldn't do, being an older athlete, having these injury troubles".
She assumed favouritism for the world title by clocking the fastest semi-final time of 12.53 on Friday evening and carried that dominance into the final.
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