BELLINZONA – At the Gala Dei Castelli, Asafa Powell took advantage of still conditions to power to his 90th sub 10 clocking.

The Jamaican ran 9.87 seconds to easily see off the challenge of his compatriot Nesta Carter (10.05) and Kim Collins of St. Kitts and Nevis (10.13).

Jamaican turned Turkish Jak Ali Harvey ran a quick 10.03 (-0.1) to win the other 100m race. Harvey 10.04 (0.4m/s) and Collins (10.11, 0.4) also posted good times in the earlier heats.

In the pre meet 110mH, Ronnie Ash of the USA sped to a strong 13.13 (0.3m/s), his second fastest ever. Later in the main race, Lawrence Clarke 13.42 beat Jarret Eaton (13.45).

The women’s 100m hurdles went to Jasmin Stowers in 12.62 (0.4m/s). Fellow American Lolo Jones, who did 12.65, for second, closely followed Stowers. Jones ran the 100m earlier in 11.20.

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