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Friday, June 25, 2021

Hughes equals 100m world lead at JAAA Qualification Trials Sequence

Senior athletes loved a second weekend of observe and area competitors on the Nationwide Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, on Saturday on the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Affiliation (JAAA) Qualification Trials Sequence.

Nice Britain’s Zharnel Hughes highlighted the performances on the day when he equalled the world lead within the males’s 100m.

Hughes, who represents Racers Observe Membership, ran 10.14 seconds (-0.1m/s) to equal the world lead set by Tebogo Letsile of Botswana. His clubmate Indirect Seville pushed him all to the way in which and completed in 10.19 seconds on a cool night that was excellent for observe and area. Former World Champion Yohan Blake was third in 10.29 seconds (+0.0m/s).

Within the girls’s 100m Shimayra Williams, who ran unattached, was first in 11.34secs (-1.7m/s) forward of the MVP pair of Shericka Jackson second in 11.46secs (-0.8m/s) regardless of choosing up an damage close to the top of the race, and Kashieka Cameron third in 11.64secs (-0.8m/s).

The boys’s 110m hurdles was an all-MVP affair as Rasheed Broadbell led dwelling his teammates with 13.71secs (-1.8m/s). Norman Pittersgill was second in 14.31secs, Lloyd Facey was third in 14.97secs and Joel Bryan completed fourth in 15.35secs.

One other Nice Britain athlete, Miguel Francis, reported in tremendous kind on the Nationwide Stadium. Francis, who additionally represents Racers, ran 20.51secs (-1.5m/s) to win the boys’s 200m. He was trailed dwelling by Oshane Bailey of Sprintec (20.83secs) and Nigel Ellis of MVP (21.03secs).

Sada Williams of MVP took the ladies’s 200m in 23.08secs, whereas former Hydel Excessive standout Ashanti Moore was second in 23.24secs. Shashalee Forbes of Sprintec was third 23.31secs.

Keeno Burrell of Racers took the boys’s 400m in 46.93secs forward of Troy White of G C Foster second in 46.94secs, whereas Romario Williams of Sprintec was third in 47.42secs.

Former nationwide 400m hurdles champions Ronda Whyte of Sprintec took the ladies’s 400m in 51.82secs, main dwelling the UWI pair of Candice McLeod (52.61secs) and Roneisha McGregor (52.71secs).

Kimar Farquharson received the boys’s 800m for the second time this season as he cruised dwelling in 1:48.39 minutes. Jorge Liranzo of Cameron Blazers was second in 1:50.45, whereas Dennick Luke of G C Foster was third in 1:50.50 minutes.

Junelle Bromfield of MVP was the lone feminine within the 800m for the second time in a row and she or he accomplished her race in 2:08.01 minutes.

Within the area occasions, veteran O’Dayne Richards received the boys’s shot put with 19.00m. Kai Chang of UWI, Mona was second with 16.18m, whereas his teammate Rasheed Downer was third with 15.52m.

Tavia Dixon of Mico took the ladies’s shot put with a distance of 12.94m, with the UWI pair of Shamela Donaldson (10.08m) and Seanna Wright (9.80m) ending second and third.

Samantha Corridor of Throwers R Us received the ladies’s discus with 57.15m, Tamara Thompson of G C Foster Faculty was second with 50.00m, whereas Kimberley Lugg, who can also be of Throwers R Us, was third with 44.90m.

Shanieka Ricketts of Ricketts PC took the ladies’s triple soar with 13.93m whereas her teammate Sandisha Antoine was second with 12.90m. Velecia Williams, who competed unattached, was third with 12.09m.

Aubrey Allen, who competed unattached, received the boys’s triple soar with 15.93m, whereas the Ricketts PC pair of Tevin Dunn with 15.52m and Domon Williams with 15.47m have been second and third, respectively.

Tajay Gayle of MVP continued to dominate the native opponents within the lengthy soar, successful with 7.77m (+0.9m/s), forward of Domon Williams of Ricketts PC, who had a greatest of seven.38m (+0.0m/s), whereas Adrian Riley, additionally of Ricketts PC, was third with 7.30m (+0.0m/s).

There have been two opponents within the girls’s lengthy soar, each of MVP. Jodian Stewart received with 5.74m, whereas Mellisa Walker was second with 5.58m.

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