Jamaican superstars Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce scored comfy victories within the quick sprints at Saturday’s Prefontaine Traditional Diamond League meet at Hayward Discipline in Eugene, Oregon.
Thompson-Herah recovered from an odd begin to blow previous Dina Asher-Smith and firm to win the ladies’s 100m in a season’s greatest 10.79 seconds forward of American ShaCarri Richardson who clocked a season’s greatest 10.92 seconds for seconds place, with Jamaican Shericka Jackson third in the identical time as Richardson, additionally a season-best for her.
Jamaica’s third participant, Briana Williams trailed house in ninth place in 11.20 seconds.
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Fraser-Pryce clocked a season’s greatest 22.41 seconds to win the 200m in a wise trend, collaring Swiss athlete Munjinga Kambundji coming off the curve earlier than powering away within the straight for a facile victory.
Second place went to American Brittany Brown in 22.74 seconds, and third was Bahamian Anthonique Strachan in 22.76 seconds.
Within the girls’s 800m, Jamaica’s Natoya Goule ran a season’s better of 1:59.39 minutes however might fare no higher than fourth place after faltering within the house straight from a medal place.
The race was received by Nice Britain’s Keely Hodkinson in a wise, world-leading 1:57.72 minutes. American AJee Wilson clocked a season’s greatest 1:58.06 minutes for second place, with compatriot Raevyn Rogers taking third place in 1L58.44 minutes, additionally a season’s greatest effort.
In the meantime, Danielle Williams, the 2015 100m hurdles World Champion of Jamaica, completed fifth in her pet occasion in 12.71 seconds. The race was received by Puerto Rican 2020 Olympic Video games gold medallist Jasmine Camacho-Dunn in 12.45 seconds.
Nigeria’s Tobi Amunsan completed in second place in 12.58 seconds, with American Tonea Marshall third in 12.66 seconds.
Jamaica’s male representatives within the 400m hurdles, Jaheel Hyde and Kemar Mowatt, completed seventh and eighth, respectively in 50.38 and 50.81 seconds.
The race was received by Brazilian Alison dos Santos in 47.23 seconds.
The spotlight of the day on the Prefontaine Traditional Diamond League was Michael Norman’s astonishing 43.60 seconds run within the males’s 400m. The American clocked a world-leading and meet document time, erasing the earlier meet document of 43.92 seconds set by fellow American nice, Michael Johnson 22 years in the past.
Grenadian Kirani James was second in a season’s greatest 44.02 seconds, with Nice Briton Matthew Hudson-Smith third in a private greatest and nationwide document 44.35 seconds.