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A yah suh nice! ... Elaine's Father exclaimed after her second gold medal win #RioGoldRush #Rio2016

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 9:53 PM

Tamara Bailey, Gleaner Writer

Manchester, Jamaica:
Elaine Thompson has yet again outdone herself copping her second Olympic Gold Medal after the Women's 200 metre final in Rio, and no Jamaican is as proud as the man who is responsible for her existence.

"A yah suh nice! Me feel good! Me feel great? God know, me pray and ask Father God fi di gold medal, me speak it into being and see it here ... . Me know she did ago get it man, because once me pray, me know God ago deliver," Keith Thompson told The Gleaner.

Though hoarse from the shouts of commendation on his daughter's success, Thompson could not contain his excitement.

"Golddddddddd! Banana Ground nuh good again. A pure niceness. It's a joy, man. Two gold me daughter give Jamaica and its her second Olympic gold medal. When she come back, whole heap a things ago gwaan fi har. Wi cyan talk yet, but God is so good.

God know, my mother, Elaine's Grandma, oh gosh, I don't even know where fi find her now, she overjoyed. It's just pure excitement.