Peckerwood didn't have it down the stretch run!
Merritt upsets Wariner to win 400-meter gold medal
BEIJING (AP)LaShawn Merritt has upset defending champion Jeremy
Wariner to lead a U.S. sweep of the medals in the 400 meters at the
Merritt pulled away down the stretch Thursday night to win in 43.75
seconds nearly a full second ahead of silver medalist Wariner, who
finished in 44.74.
The third American in the final, David Neville, did a head-first dive
across the finish line and wound up with the bronze in 44.80.