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Shaunae Miller, a female Olympic athlete representing Bahamas has put in every effort not leaving anything to chance in order to win the Gold Medal as she dived across the finish line.

The sprinter who surprised the world with a dive stunt, has been described as one the spectacular and wildest finishes in the Rio 2016 competition to finished first at the women’s 400 metre race by diving across the finish line so as to defeat others who are seemingly on the same line of finishing.

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Commenting about her rear finishing style, Miller said she has bruises and cut and few burns.

“I did not know I had won when I was on the ground. Honestly, I don’t know how it happened” the gold medalist added.

Miller started off strong at the beginning of the race but was overtaken by the four-time gold medalist, Allyson Felix who had led the race until the swift stunt was pulled by Miller, diving into the finishing line.

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After she was announced the winner, she said she had never done it before. “What I had in mind was to the get the gold medal. I was surprised to find myself on the ground”. 

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