ALBUQUERQUE, USA – Jamaican Odean Skeen won the men's 60m in 6.65 and Trinidad and Tobago’s Jarrin Solomon and Kyle Collins clocked 46.43 in the 400m at the New Mexico Classic on Saturday.

Skeen, who ran unattached, got the better of Keenan Brock in the final. Skeen had earlier ran 6.69m in the heats.

Jamaican Monique McPherson, representing Wayland Baptist, won the 600m in 1:31.64 ahead of Kaylee Packham 1:32.09

Former Holmwood athletes Tamara Moncrieffe and Latavia Coombs registered 5.56m and 5.41m in the long jump for New Mexico JC respectively. American Olympic and World Championships gold medalist Brittney Reese had the best mark on the day, 6.54m.

Moncrieffe 12.53m and Coombs 12.51m also took part in the triple jump.

Tarasue Barnett and Sasha-Gaye Marston, both of Grand Canyon, threw 14.10m and 13.50m in the shot put respectively. Marston did 17.78m, for second in the weight throw behind winner Cortney Miller 18.41m.

Olympic winner Aries Merritt returned to final with fast 7.60secs over Jordan Moore 7.68. 

In women hurdles, Lolo Jones posted 7.95 ahead of Janay DeLoach 7.97 and Queen Harrison 8.02.

Mikiah Brisco topped 60m in 7.23 and Jaide Stepter 52.30 in the 400m ahead of Amalie Iuel 52.73, national record for Norway. 

At Clubs Championships in Athlone, Ireland, Phil Healy achieved women U23 national record in 60 m 7.35.

Elsewhere in Ireland, Phil Healy then clocked 23.74 at an open meet over 200m. Briton Jamie Webb won the 800m in 1:48.76.

European indoor champion Anita Marton got 18.40 in women shot put at an open meet here in Budapest, Hungary.


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