Triple jumper Shanieka Ricketts repeated her Doha 2019 World Athletics Championships silver medal efficiency with a season’s greatest 14.89m inside Hayward Area in Eugene, Oregon, on Monday.
The 30-year-old completed a disappointing fourth place on the Olympic Video games in Tokyo final yr.
On Monday the occasion was received by Venezuela’s world file holder, Yulimar Rojas, with a world-leading 15.47m, with American Tori Franklin subsequent with a season’s greatest 14.72m.
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Jamaica thus elevated their medal may by one, and a complete of 4 (one gold, two silver and one bronze).
Ricketts was accompanied by two different Jamaicans within the occasion. Kimberly Williams completed in seventh place with 14.29m, whereas the brand new child on the block, Ackelia Smith rounded out the sphere with 13.90m.
Elsewhere, all three medallists within the girls’s 100m remaining superior to the 200m after straightforward qualification. They are going to contest the semi-finals on Tuesday.
However solely two of the three males superior to Tuesday’s 200m semi-finals. Rasheed Dwyer ran third in warmth seven in a season-best 20.29 seconds, and Yohan Blake completed fourth in his warmth with 20.35 to advance as one of many quickest losers.
There was no luck for Akeem Bloomfield who ran 20.56 seconds in his warmth.
Additionally on Tuesday, when solely the afternoon session is slated, Jaheel Hyde will run from lane seven within the 400m hurdles remaining, whereas Fedrick Dacres and Traves Smikle will contest the lads’s discus throw remaining, whereas the ladies’s 400m hurdles will likely be contested with Janieve Russell working in Warmth Two; Shiann Salmon in Warmth 4 and Rushell Clayton in Warmth 5.
Within the girls’s excessive soar remaining slated for Tuesday, Jamaica will likely be represented by Lamara Distin and Kimberly Williamson.